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Textile

This is a Textile. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is silk, plain compound satin and its technique is tied resist patterning in warp (ikat) on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 248 x 175.5 cm (8 ft. 1 5/8 in. x 5 ft. 9 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile; silk, plain compound satin; H x W: 248 x 175.5 cm (8 ft. 1 5/8 in. x 5 ft. 9 1/8 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-1287-a/e

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