This is a Tassel. It was made by Scuola d'Industrie Italiane. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is linen and its technique is buttonhole and cat stitches on plain weave, loops of knotted thread (tassel). It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Mrs. Florence Colgate Speranza.
It is credited
Gift of Mrs. Gino Speranza.
Its dimensions are
H x W (Textile): 5.9 x 6.2 cm (2 5/16 x 2 7/16 in.) H x W (Tassel): 5 x 2.5 cm (1 15/16 x 1 in.)
Cite this object as
Tassel (USA); Made by Scuola d'Industrie Italiane; linen; H x W (Textile): 5.9 x 6.2 cm (2 5/16 x 2 7/16 in.) H x W (Tassel): 5 x 2.5 cm (1 15/16 x 1 in.); Gift of Mrs. Gino Speranza; 1942-47-4