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Tassel

European (possibly Italian)
18th century


Object Place: Italy, possibly, Europe

Dimensions

9 cm (3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1231

Medium or Technique

Silk; Braided

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Tassel. Ornamental with metallic yarns, metal coils, strips and wires, metal spangles and yellow floss silk yarns. The cord is of braided yellow silk and metallic yarns with a simple blossom motif of the same material and terminates in a toggle piece.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection