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A green taffeta bag

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Roughly semi-circular in shape, face edges trimmed with pleated ruching of green satin ribbon, same green satin ribbon forms handle tied in bow, glass bugle beads hold pleats of ruching in place.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Mixter, Mrs. Samuel J. Mixter, and Mrs. Henry A. Morss, Jr.

American, mid-19th century

Object Place

United States


15.8 x 18 x 1 cm (6 1/4 x 7 1/16 x 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with silk satin ribbon, and glass beads


Textiles and Fashion Arts