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Burse to hold corporal

Italian
17th century


Dimensions

25 x 25 cm (9 13/16 x 9 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .25 x .25

Accession Number

85.294

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rose-colored ground; a close design woven with bright green silk and gold thread, made by winding yellow silk with silver gilt. Two pieces of cardboard covered with brocade, and bound with yellow and gold gimp and gold tassels at the corners; joined to make a pocket. See note on 85.294. Made of the same brocade as 85.292 and 85.293.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of J. Pallotti

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales