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Bag. Beadwork on cotton foundation. Polychrome design on white ground: peasant girl and dog, house behind, stylized floral borders above, below (obv.); urn with flowers (rev.). Yellow metallic frame with floral motifs, stud closure, green silk cord. Dark green, yellow bead fringe. Sueded leather...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

beadwork

Italian (?), 1830–50

Object Place

Italy (?)

Dimensions

17 x 14 cm (6 11/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

43.1177

Medium or Technique

Cotton and beadwork

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes