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1901

  • Work on this object began.

1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1942

  • We acquired this object.

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Tassel (USA), early 20th century

This is a Tassel. It was made by Scuola d'Industrie Italiane. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is linen, mercerized cotton and its technique is buttonhole stitches on plain weave, loops of knotted thread (tassels). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Florence Colgate Speranza. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Gino Speranza.

Its dimensions are

H x W (Textile): 26 x 22 cm (10 1/4 x 8 11/16 in.) H x W (Tassel): 0.8 x 0.4 cm (5/16 x 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Tassel (USA), early 20th century; Made by Scuola d'Industrie Italiane ; linen, mercerized cotton; H x W (Textile): 26 x 22 cm (10 1/4 x 8 11/16 in.) H x W (Tassel): 0.8 x 0.4 cm (5/16 x 3/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Gino Speranza; 1942-47-3

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