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Box with scene from the Judgment of Solomon

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Box with scene of Judgement of Solomon on top. Lion and deer on front, canvas work scenes on each side, purl work flowers on back. Silk yarns, purl, coral and seed pearls embroidered on white silk, raised work, metal trim and feet, metal side carrying handles. Top open, mirror and writing...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 1650–75

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27 x 33 x 18 cm (10 5/8 x 13 x 7 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 18.0 x 33.0 x 27.0 cm

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Medium or Technique

Silk, linen; embroidered with silk and metallic threads, seed pearls, glass beads, and coral; raised work; appliqué; wood, metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts