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Commemorative Bookmark (USA), 1876

This is a Commemorative bookmark. It was woven by B. B. Tilt and Son. It is dated 1876 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk and its technique is discontinuous supplementary wefts in a plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Edward C. Moën. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Moën.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 30 x 5.5 cm (11 13/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

IN COMMEMORATION of the Centennial of AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE

Cite this object as

Commemorative Bookmark (USA), 1876; Woven by B. B. Tilt and Son ; silk; H x W: 30 x 5.5 cm (11 13/16 x 2 3/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Moën; 1962-115-1

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