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Bag

A work made of silk, weft-float faced satin weave; embroidered in silk threads and gilt strip wound around a silk fiber core in couching and padded couching stitches; looped fringe attached in seams; draw-strings: silk, braid, terminating in tassels, interlaced through holes cut along upper edge; lining; silk, plain weave.
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  • A work made of silk, weft-float faced satin weave; embroidered in silk threads and gilt strip wound around a silk fiber core in couching and padded couching stitches; looped fringe attached in seams; draw-strings: silk, braid, terminating in tassels, interlaced through holes cut along upper edge; lining; silk, plain weave.

Date:

17th century

Artist:

England

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Title

Bag

Origin

England

Date

Made 1601–1700

Medium

Silk, weft-float faced satin weave; embroidered in silk threads and gilt strip wound around a silk fiber core in couching and padded couching stitches; looped fringe attached in seams; draw-strings: silk, braid, terminating in tassels, interlaced through holes cut along upper edge; lining; silk, plain weave

Dimensions

10.3 × 17.7 cm (4 1/8 × 7 in.) E×tended width (with tassels and drawstrings): 37.4 cm (14 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Mrs. William O. Petersen in honor of Mrs. John V. Farwell III

Reference Number

1978.320

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