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White satin, tortoise shell clored sticks. Decorated with gold foil, sequins and pieces of red glass. In fragile condition. Silk split in some areas. Some gilt foil, sequins, and stones missing.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles C. Cabot in memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles J. White

probably European, early 19th century

Object Place

Europe

Dimensions

18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.501

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes