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A pair of tassels

European
17th–18th century


Object Place: Europe

Dimensions

20.5 cm (8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2512

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Roughly tear-drop shaped bodies, with chevron bands alternately in pink silk and metallic yarns, from which fringe of the same materials hangs. A single braided cord of tan silk and metallic yarn connects the two tassels at their tops. Soiled and worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection