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Needlepoint bag

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Basket-shaped needlepoint bag. Polychrome silk embroidered on white silk taffeta: flowers in pot (obv.), flowers in urn (rev.), vining floral border at base; bird in floral wreath on base. White metallic frame, stud closure, chain; bands at center and base. Pink silk ball fringe at center band....

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Western European, 1850–70

Object Place

Dimensions

14 x 23 cm (5 1/2 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1610

Medium or Technique

Silk; Taffeta

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes