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Bellpull

1971.878 (RS117851)

Description

Long rectangular needlepoint bell pull; dark blue ground; undulating, flowing vine with petitpoint birds; yarn tassle at end;, watered silk backing; not connected to bell.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
petit point
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
BELLPULL
bells (idiophones)
Bird
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Needlepoint
Petit Point
petit point
Silk
silk (textile)
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
80.75 x 4.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.878
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5575

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