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Exterior embroidered in Queen Anne or Rococco stitch in yellow, green and purple silk yarns in a lattice pattern with a transverse hour-glass motif in each lozenge compartment. Interior of unpatterned brown silk. One interior side seam torn exposing back of embroidery. Exterior faded. Worn....

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

American, 18th–19th century

Object Place

United States


9 x 10.2 x 1.8 cm (3 9/16 x 4 x 11/16 in.) measured closed

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Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery on linen ground with cotton lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts