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What is this?

Cravat end with many figures engaged in musical pursuits, including a woman playing the organetto or portative, a man playing the cello, a man playing the recorder or flute, and several men and woman singing. Surrounded by foliage and rocaille decoration.

This is a cravat end from France. It is dated 1695–1699 and we acquired it in 1962. Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: linen technique: needle lace

Its dimensions are

H x W: 28.5 x 41 cm (11 1/4 x 16 1/8 in.)

This object was bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf

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