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Tassel

Tassel. Ornamental with metallic yarns, metal coils, strips and wires, metal spangles and yellow floss silk yarns. The cord is of braided yellow silk and metallic yarns with a simple blossom motif of the same material and terminates in a toggle piece.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European (possibly Italian), 18th century

Object Place

Italy, possibly

Accession Number

43.1231

Medium or Technique

Silk; Braided

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles