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Pointed oval in shape; foundation of dark taupe satin solidly embroidered with jet beads in design of scallops, scrolls, rosettes, and leaves, beaded handle, beaded tassel center bottom.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, Late 19th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

42.5 x 21 x 3 cm (16 3/4 x 8 1/4 x 1 3/16 in.) with handle

Accession Number

52.1221

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with steel, jet, and glass beads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes