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Band (Italy)

This is a Band. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross stitch on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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

  • Border (Italy)
  • silk embroidery, linen foundation, glass beads.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1896-1-101

Its dimensions are

H x W: 19.1 x 93 cm (7 1/2 x 36 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Band (Italy); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 19.1 x 93 cm (7 1/2 x 36 5/8 in.); Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt; 1931-66-142

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