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Foundation of wired black net covered with gold brocaded blue ribbon, with loops of ribbon at one side and streamers at other side, trimed with black lace, wide edging.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Nathaniel M. Safford

American, mid-19th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

85.3 cm (33 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1351

Medium or Technique

Net, Brocade, Lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes