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Bag. Beadwork on cotton foundation. Polychrome design on clear ground: central band of blue morning glories, narrow red floral bands above and below. Octagonal white metallic frame and top with stylized floral motifs and blue/white enamel plaque on top, mirror inside; button closure, chain. Forest...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection


Western or Central European, 1830–50

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Overall: 20 x 8.4 x 8cm (7 7/8 x 3 5/16 x 3 1/8in.) Other (Chain extends at top): 11.5cm (4 1/2in.)

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Glass beads on Silk knit nit, silk lining, metal and enamel clasp, stones, and glass mirror


Textiles and Fashion Arts