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Medium:
Medium: silk, gold-wrapped silk, horsehair (ID: lab) Technique: tapestry woven with continuous and discontinuous wefts
Dimensions:
H x W: 16.5 x 12 cm (6 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)
Type:
costume & accessories
Purse
Made in:
France
Date:
1640–1700
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Oblong flat pouch with silk and metallic thread showing a design of "the Fox and the Grapes," in red, green, shades of blue and yellow on dark background. Same pattern on both sides.
Credit Line:
Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf
Accession Number:
1962-55-9
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/kq4d90b5c79-4b10-49e5-b469-72c341fb904b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1962-55-9