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Needlebook; center portion of ribbed white silk shaped like book with edges of green and white silk; on each side, two leaves of white wool edged with green silk buttonhole stitch; covers of punched embroidery paper with floral spray painted in center panel of each cover, and tied with green...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rebecca M. Arrington

American, second half of 19th century

Object Place



9 x 6 x 1.6 cm (3 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk, paper, and silk ribbon


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Tools & equipment, Textile & Costume-making