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Bag (France), 17th century

This is a Bag. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is gilt wire, silk and silver-wrapped silk and its technique is weft-faced plain weave with continuous and discontinuous wefts. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961). It is credited Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf.

Its dimensions are

H: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)

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Bag (France), 17th century; gilt wire, silk and silver-wrapped silk; H: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-58-27

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