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Infant's rattle

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Gilded silver ornamented with raised stamped design, and six small round bells, coral handle. Yellow ribbon with flowering vine (warp figured) in blue, green, and black silk, with traces of tarnished flat metal wire (weft) attached to rattle. Tassels of coral-pink silk and flat gilded wire at...

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Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

English, about 1800

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Gilded silver, silk, gilded wire


Textiles and Fashion Arts


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