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Credit Line

Gift by Miss Gertrude Townsend

English, probably early 19th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

8.3 x 9.5 x 1.5 cm (3 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

40.22

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery on linen ground, silk lining, metal rings, and silk ribbon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes