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This is a Fragment. Its medium is silk and its technique is cut and uncut pile in a plain weave foundation (velvet). It is a part of the Textiles department.

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

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 19 x 12.5 cm (7 1/2 x 4 15/16 in.)

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Fragment; silk; Warp x Weft: 19 x 12.5 cm (7 1/2 x 4 15/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1896-1-37

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