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Top: ecru and purple silk net; bottom: two heptagonal crochet panels with ecru and purple bands; both decorated polychrome crochet floral motifs. Blue silk top edge, lining, ribbon drawstring. White metallic tassel at base.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Western European, 1840–60

Object Place


23.5 x 12 x 2 cm (9 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk crochet on silk plain weav with silk embroidery, silk cord and steel ornament


Textiles and Fashion Arts