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A knitted bag with steel frame

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A knitted bag with steel frame; in bands, against yellow background of red, blue, and green; green silk tassel at bottom, near top initials: JOS, and date: 1832 knitted in with green.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry K. Metcalf

American, 1832

Object Place

United States


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

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Medium or Technique

Silk knit nit, steel clasp, and wood and silk ornament


Textiles and Fashion Arts