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Bag (England), 1837

This is a Bag. It is dated 1837 and we acquired it in 1968. Its medium is silk, glass beads and its technique is embroidered with beads. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled A Beaded Bag.

This object was donated by Harvey Smith. It is credited Gift of Harvey Smith.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 24.8 x 15.2 cm (9 3/4 in. x 6 in.)

It is inscribed

Sally Exnights? Watersbourough 1837

Cite this object as

Bag (England), 1837; silk, glass beads; H x W: 24.8 x 15.2 cm (9 3/4 in. x 6 in.); Gift of Harvey Smith; 1968-135-46

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