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Bag (England), 17th century

This is a Bag. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1928. Its medium is silk, metal-wrapped silk and coils of gilt foil on linen and its technique is embroidered in half-cross, tent, couching and bouillon stitches using silk; brick and plaited braid stitches using metal-wrapped silk plus coils of gilt foil on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was catalogued by Susan J. Brown. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 13 x 12 cm (5 1/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

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Bag (England), 17th century; silk, metal-wrapped silk and coils of gilt foil on linen; H x W: 13 x 12 cm (5 1/8 x 4 3/4 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1928-16-42

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