Embroidered satin purse panels, uncut; France; 18th C.

Embroidered satin purse panels, uncut; France; 18th C.

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Uncut embroidered panel intended for the front panel and flap of a small purse or wallet. Cream satin embroidered with silk and metallic yarn and bullion, painted vignette in center medallion of purse front, of a cherub and a large dog. French, 18th C.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Embroidery
purse, uncut
Measurements
overall: 8 1/2 in x 9 in; 21.59 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
TE.T14911.000
catalog number
T14911.000
accession number
289005
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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