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1939

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

Case (China)

This is a Case. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1939. Its medium is silk, metallic thread, glass bead and its technique is embroidered in tent stitch. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Marian Hague.

  • Sample, Beaded Alphabet, E
  • acrylic beads, steel wire.
  • Courtesy of R & Company, New York and The Haas Brothers, Los Angeles.
  • 76.2015.19
  • Sample, Beaded Alphabet, D
  • acrylic beads, steel wire.
  • Courtesy of R & Company, New York and The Haas Brothers, Los Angeles.
  • 76.2015.18
  • Sample, Beaded Alphabet, F
  • acrylic beads, steel wire.
  • Courtesy of R & Company, New York and The Haas Brothers, Los Angeles.
  • 76.2015.20

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • Sample, Beaded Alphabet, A
  • acrylic beads, steel wire.
  • Courtesy of R & Company, New York and The Haas Brothers, Los Angeles.
  • 76.2015.15
  • Sample, Beaded Alphabet, C
  • acrylic beads, steel wire.
  • Courtesy of R & Company, New York and The Haas Brothers, Los Angeles.
  • 76.2015.17

Its dimensions are

H x W: 33 x 7 cm (13 x 2 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Case (China); silk, metallic thread, glass bead; H x W: 33 x 7 cm (13 x 2 3/4 in.); Gift of Marian Hague; 1939-37-17

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