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Object Name Bookmark
Catalog Number 2013.32.48
Accession number 2013.32.01-
Artist Maker Unknown
Place of Origin Probably Southeastern Pennsylvania
Year Range to 1880.0
Year Range from 1850.0
Material Paper, Silk
Dimensions W-6.5 L-2.375 inches
Length (ft) 0.198
Length (in) 2.375
Width (ft) 0.542
Width (in) 6.5
Description A bookmark comprised of a bristol board card attached to a multicolored silk ribbon. The card features a cream and black silk cross with green accents. Located above the cross are the initials "M.Y." in pink silk. The card has been handstitched with pink thread onto the pink, green and purple silk ribbon with a paisley damask weave.
Provenance The initials pertain to the maker or owner, but there is no additional information about the maker, owner or origin of this piece.