This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

Object Timeline

1916

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2020

  • You found it!

Tassel (Spain), 17th century

This is a Tassel. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1916. Its medium is metal foil, metallic thread, and silk on wood core. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Vitall Benguiat.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 32 × 6.3 cm (12 5/8 × 2 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Tassel (Spain), 17th century; metal foil, metallic thread, and silk on wood core; H x W: 32 × 6.3 cm (12 5/8 × 2 1/2 in.); 1916-4-6

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18188757/ |title=Tassel (Spain), 17th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=5 December 2020 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>