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Casket (England)

This is a Casket. It was made by Frances Basnet. It is dated 1654 and we acquired it in 1947. Its medium is wood, silk, glass beads and its technique is wooden casket covered with satin fabric and embroidered with glass beads. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Charles Suydam Cutting. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Charles Suydam Cutting.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 23 x 21 x 28.5cm (9 1/16 x 8 1/4 x 11 1/4in.)

Cite this object as

Casket (England); Made by Frances Basnet ; wood, silk, glass beads; H x W: 23 x 21 x 28.5cm (9 1/16 x 8 1/4 x 11 1/4in.); Gift of Mrs. Charles Suydam Cutting; 1947-70-1

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