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1927

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1956

  • We acquired this object.

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Handbag (USA)

This is a Handbag. It was designed by Edith Huntington Snow and woven by Edith Huntington Snow. It is dated 1927 and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is silk and cotton (confirmed by microscopy), copper frame, jadeite cabochon and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous wefts (tapestry). It is a part of the Textiles department.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 31.8 x 22.2 x 2.5 cm (12 1/2 in. x 8 3/4 in. x 1 in.)

Cite this object as

Handbag (USA); Designed by Edith Huntington Snow (American, 1876–1960); silk and cotton (confirmed by microscopy), copper frame, jadeite cabochon; H x W x D: 31.8 x 22.2 x 2.5 cm (12 1/2 in. x 8 3/4 in. x 1 in.); 1956-84-17

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