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Medium:
Medium: silk and metal thread embroidery over paper on silk foundation Technique: embroidered in stem and knotting stitches and couching over paper on damask foundation
Type:
costume & accessories
Purse
Made in:
France
Date:
early 18th century
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Small sheild-shaped purse of yellow silk satin damask embroidered in design of arabesques worked in silver thread with flowers in pink, blue and green silk, with the same design on both sides. Lined with pink silk and mounted on a hinged frame of engraved steel.
Credit Line:
Gift of Frederick P. Victoria
Accession Number:
1942-65-1
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4f68f2745-4c93-440b-abef-4dc16dfe58cc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1942-65-1