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Umber silk velvet embroidered with cut steel, gold-colored and blue glass beads and seed pearls. Yellow metallic frame with floral motifs and opals (some missing), sliding bar closure, chain. Bead looped fringe and three tassels at base. White silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

beadwork

Western European, 1840–60

Object Place

Dimensions

18.8 x 12.8 x .8 cm (7 3/8 x 5 1/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2467

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet with glass cut steel and gilt metal bead, pearl embroidery, gilt metal clasp with opals; beadwork

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes