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Gilt-silver wire, silver chain and red colored glass beads embroidered on lavender silk ground. Vegetative design edged heavily with gilt-silver and gold silk yarns. Leather soles; Green, pink and white silk ties.

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

European, 1650–1725

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13.8 x 5.6 x 8.5 cm (5 7/16 x 2 3/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

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Silk with metal thread embroidery and glass beads, leather


Textiles and Fashion Arts