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1943

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Bell Pull (Germany), 19th century

This is a Bell pull. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is silk, wool, and metal thread on linen canvas, brass handle, cotton plain cloth and its technique is counted stitch embroidery. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks Collection.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 194 x 11.2 cm (6 ft. 4 3/8 in. x 4 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Bell Pull (Germany), 19th century; silk, wool, and metal thread on linen canvas, brass handle, cotton plain cloth; Overall: 194 x 11.2 cm (6 ft. 4 3/8 in. x 4 7/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks Collection; 1943-46-69-a/c

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