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Costume Accessory

Costume Accessory

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Description
Accessory made of three pinked circles of blue, fine wale, ribbed fabric trimmed with folded squares of blue silk satin and drab yellow and blue braid that are each backed with a brown plain weave fabric and gathered to one side with loose stitching, then stitched together with a cast, silvery diamond- or lozenge-shaped ornament of faceted points on top. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
accessory, costume
date made
1850-1900
place made; place used
United States: Virginia, Alexandria
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
metal, white (ornament material)
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 2 5/8 in x 2 in; 2.54 cm x 6.6675 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
DL.220760.012
accession number
220760
catalog number
220760.012
Credit Line
Gift of The Heirs of William and Dennis Ramsay
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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