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Knife Case, 17th century

This is a Knife case. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silk, metallic yarns and its technique is embroidered on supplementary warp pile (velvet). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt and Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 29.2 x 8.9 x 2.2 cm (11 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 7/8 in.)

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Knife Case, 17th century; silk, metallic yarns; H x W x D: 29.2 x 8.9 x 2.2 cm (11 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 7/8 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-73-146

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