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Embroidered cardcase or wallet
Embroidered cardcase or wallet
Date:
late 18th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk And Metallic Thread And Sequins
Dimensions:
14 x 10.2 cm (5 1/2 x 4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
78.56.77
Acquisition Date:
1978-10-05
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Barbara D. Jostes

Silk envelope shaped case with polychrome silk and metallic strip and purl embroidery, spangles, edged with metallic lace. Image shows back. Front has a scalloped flap with a button/loop closure over a slightly different embroidered design. Green silk lining.

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