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Cord With Tassels (Italy), late 16th–early 17th century

This is a Cord with tassels. It is dated late 16th–early 17th century and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is linen and its technique is braided and knotted. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961). It is credited Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 220 x 11 cm (86 5/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

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Cord With Tassels (Italy), late 16th–early 17th century; linen; H x W: 220 x 11 cm (86 5/8 x 4 5/16 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-51-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Extreme Textiles: Designing for High Performance.

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