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Heptagonal bag

about 1800


Dimensions

39 x 21 x 7.6 cm (15 3/8 x 8 1/4 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

43.1609

Medium or Technique

Silk moire set in steel and cut steel with silk ribbon and silk satin lining

On View

Gail and Ernst von Metzsch Gallery (Gallery 225A)

Collections

Europe , Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Old rose moiré silk panels on steel cockade frame. Cut steel rosettes at rivets. Steel turn-key closure. White ribbon on steel rings. White silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection