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Bag (England), early 17th century

This is a Bag. It is dated early 17th century and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is silk and metal-wrapped silk on linen and its technique is embroidery using cross, half-cross, back and eyelet stitches in silk; buttonhole, plaited braid, looping and knotted stitches using metal-wrapped silk on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Marian Hague. It is credited Bequest of Marian Hague.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 7 × 6.4 cm (2 3/4 × 2 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Bag (England), early 17th century; silk and metal-wrapped silk on linen; H x W: 7 × 6.4 cm (2 3/4 × 2 1/2 in.); Bequest of Marian Hague; 1971-50-73

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