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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry K. Metcalf

American (Boston, MA), about 1820

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

3.5 x 2.6 x 2.6 cm (1 3/8 x 1 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

45.276a

Medium or Technique

Gilt metal and silk velvet with a silk taffetta and silk ribbon bag

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

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