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This is a Fragment. It is dated 17th century. Its medium is silk, linen and its technique is brocatelle. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

  • Panel (Iran)
  • silk and metal-wrapped silk-core threads.
  • Gift of Anonymous Donor.
  • 1977-119-1
  • Bandbox (USA)
  • block-printed on handmade paper, pasteboard support.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1913-17-8-a,b

Our curators have highlighted 5 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Roundel (Egypt)
  • warp: undyed s-spun wool; wefts: s-spun red wool; s-spun white linen; s-spun....
  • Gift of John Pierpont Morgan.
  • 1902-1-71

Its dimensions are

H x W: 47 x 22.9 cm (18 1/2 x 9 in.)

Cite this object as

Fragment; Previously owned by James Jackson Jarves (American, 1818 - 1888); silk, linen; H x W: 47 x 22.9 cm (18 1/2 x 9 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1896-1-26

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hewitt Sisters Collect.

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