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Tassel (Italy), 17th century

This is a Tassel. It is dated 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.

  • Knot Brooch, 2007
  • annealed and bent steel jeweler's saw blades, steel.
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-48

Its dimensions are

H x W: 10.2 x 3.2 cm (4 x 1 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Tassel (Italy), 17th century; linen; H x W: 10.2 x 3.2 cm (4 x 1 1/4 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-51-17

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