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Vestee (Spain)

This is a Vestee. It is dated 18th–early 19th century and we acquired it in 1954. Its medium is wool embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in satin and cross stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W (shoulder to hem): 31.1 x 50.8 cm (12 1/4 x 20 in.)

Cite this object as

Vestee (Spain); wool embroidery on linen foundation; H x W (shoulder to hem): 31.1 x 50.8 cm (12 1/4 x 20 in.); 1954-73-1

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