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Gaming Bag

A work made of silk, broken warp-chevron twill weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid pile; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in laid work, couching, and padded couching; over leather; edged with silk, plain weave tape; drawstring of silk, oblique interlacing.
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  • A work made of silk, broken warp-chevron twill weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid pile; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in laid work, couching, and padded couching; over leather; edged with silk, plain weave tape; drawstring of silk, oblique interlacing.

Date:

1675/1700

Artist:

France

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Gaming Bag

Place

France (Object made in)

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Made 1675–1700

Medium

Silk, broken warp-chevron twill weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid pile; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in laid work, couching, and padded couching; over leather; edged with silk, plain weave tape; drawstring of silk, oblique interlacing

Dimensions

7 × 15 cm (2 3/4 × 5 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John N. Jewett through the Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1894.1094

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