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Description: A handheld fan made of wood and cloth. This fan depicts the event it was made to commemorate — the 1878 Exposition Universelle held in Paris, France. The f...
Date: 1800 ca.
Description: Needlework scene on silk worked in colored silk thread using running and crewel stitches. The hands and faces of the figures are watercolor on paper. Sce...
Date: date unknown
Description: This is a Polish paper cutting, an art form known as wycinanki, featuring a floral/flower design.
Description: Fan made in 1900-1915 by Duvelleroy, was crafted of Paris silk, mother-of-pearl, paint and sequins. It features an image of lovers looking at a statue of t...
Description: A red, fringed Indian (Native American) pouch with fabric patches that read "U.S. Army" and "POW-MIA".
Date: 1801 before
Description: A silver letter seal, which belonged to Charles Langlade.
Description: Embroidered sampler of a map of the United States.
Description: A sampler made in Ohio in 1850 with the alphabet in both upper and lower case stitched on it.
Description: Punch paper "Home Sweet Home" sampler.
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