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Tassel

European (possibly Italian)
18th century


Object Place: Italy, possibly, Europe

Dimensions

13 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1232

Medium or Technique

Silk; Braided

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Tassel. At the middle section four simple blossom designs alternately of metal strips and metal wires wrapped around leather strips. Metallic yarns, metal coils and yellow floss silk yarns. Braided cord loop of red, yellow, white silk and metallic yarns. Worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection