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A pair of tassels

Roughly tear-drop shaped bodies, with chevron bands alternately in pink silk and metallic yarns, from which fringe of the same materials hangs. A single braided cord of tan silk and metallic yarn connects the two tassels at their tops. Soiled and worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, 17th–18th century

Object Place

Europe

Accession Number

43.2512

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles