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Fringe (Greece), 17th century

This is a Fringe. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1905. Its medium is silk, metallic thread (gold strips wound on a silk core) and its technique is soumak weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

  • Wall Hanging, Goliath, 2015
  • varnished copper wire, polymetal, pirarucu fish scales, metal.
  • Courtesy of the artist and Cristina Grajales Gallery.
  • 13.2015.1

Its dimensions are

H x W: 37 x 17.3 cm (14 9/16 x 6 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Fringe (Greece), 17th century; silk, metallic thread (gold strips wound on a silk core); H x W: 37 x 17.3 cm (14 9/16 x 6 13/16 in.); 1905-2-175

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