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Moire Silk, late 18th century–early 19th century

This is a moire silk. It is dated late 18th century–early 19th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silk. 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.

  • Textile, Kibiso Hairline, 2011
  • dobby loom woven 100% silk (raw silk and kibiso).
  • Courtesy of NUNO Corporation, Tsuruoka Fabric Industry Cooperative, and....
  • 89.2015.15

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Moire Silk, late 18th century–early 19th century; silk; Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-88-84-b/f

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