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Border Fragment (Italy), 17th century

This is a Border fragment. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is silk on silk and its technique is embroidery on satin weave and cording. 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.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 16.2 x 12.8 cm (6 3/8 x 5 1/16 in.)

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Border Fragment (Italy), 17th century; silk on silk; H x W: 16.2 x 12.8 cm (6 3/8 x 5 1/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1921-22-14

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