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Tassel (one of a pair)

A pair of tassels. Suspended from braided cords a knotted pom-pom with five similar pendant pom-poms attached by similar short cords. White linen yarns. Soiled and worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Probably Italian, 17th century

Object Place

Italy (probably)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, braided


Textiles and Fashion Arts