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Object Name TASSEL
Catalog Number 0985.06.00141
Description Tassels: three small tassels of gold silk, each attached by two twisted cords to a cluster of silk threads (possibly a larger tassel). Each tassel consists of three wooden molds, which get progressively larger as they descend from the cords, and which are wrapped in gold thread; a decorative ruff of gold silk thread is between the fringe and the lowest, largest mold; and beneath the ruff is a circular wooden base, onto which are mounted approximately 3.5" of gold silk fringe. Believed flag tassels.
Material Wood/Fabric/Silk
Dimensions W-3 L-7 inches
Owner Regiment Tassel from Maryland Flag
Provenance Tassel from unidentified Maryland Flag.