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Pocketbook (France), late 18th century

This is a Pocketbook. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is silk and its technique is embroidered in chain stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 18.8 x 22.8 cm (7 3/8 x 9 in.)

Cite this object as

Pocketbook (France), late 18th century; silk; H x W: 18.8 x 22.8 cm (7 3/8 x 9 in.); 1938-5-1

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