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Box (Casket)

A work made of wooden box; covered with linen, plain weave; beaded with silk, linen, and glass beads; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk laid work and couching; silver hardware.
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  • A work made of wooden box; covered with linen, plain weave; beaded with silk, linen, and glass beads; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk laid work and couching; silver hardware.

Date:

17th century

Artist:

England

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Title

Box (Casket)

Origin

England

Date

Made 1601–1700

Medium

Wooden box; covered with linen, plain weave; beaded with silk, linen, and glass beads; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk laid work and couching; silver hardware

Dimensions

21 × 31 × 17.5 cm (8 1/4 × 12 1/4 × 6 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Mrs. Edwin A. Seipp

Reference Number

1965.781

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