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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1939

  • Work on this object ended.

1977

  • We acquired this object.

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Embroidery Sample (USA)

This is a Embroidery sample. It is dated 1930s and we acquired it in 1977. Its medium is metal thread, jewels, glass beads and its technique is embroidery on pile weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of David Glickman.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 30.5 x 25.7 cm (12 in. x 10 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Paper tag, lower left: Gold Cording, Bonnaz Emb., Hand Embr., Boullion Embr., Jewels + Rhinestones

Cite this object as

Embroidery Sample (USA); metal thread, jewels, glass beads; H x W: 30.5 x 25.7 cm (12 in. x 10 1/8 in.); Gift of David Glickman; 1977-81-47

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