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Cabinet

Cabinet with scenes from the story of Rebecca. Silk yarns and purl embroidered on white silk ground; metal trim; engraved gilt latch plate on front, one carrying handle (one missing). Top opens, painted scene and mirror inside. Front door swings open, painted silk scenes and flowers on drawer...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 1650–75

Object Place

England

Accession Number

52.363

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles