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Brown silk crochet with beadwork panel on cotton foundation. Polychrome panel design on blue ground: white man and black man smoking pie in Arab costuem, black border. Brown silk crochet drawstring with 4 black bead-covered wood tassels, 2 tassels at base. White silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection


Western European, 1840–60

Object Place


23.4 x 22.4 x 1.8 cm (9 3/16 x 8 13/16 x 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk crochet, cotton with glass bead embroidery, silk satin, glass bead ornaments; beadwork


Textiles and Fashion Arts