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Drawstring bag, pouch of bag round in outline, top of bag above drawstring in three points on each side; made of figured cream colored satin in floral serpentine design with some details blossoms brocaded with blue and yellow silks; seam and top edges piped and corded with pale blue silk, lined...

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Gift of the sisters of Miss Anne L. Balch in her memory

American, First half 19th century

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22 x 27.5 cm (8 11/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin


Textiles and Fashion Arts