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Mitre, 18th century

This is a Mitre. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is silk, metal and its technique is satin and knot stitch embroidery on satin weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Miss Noma Geist. It is credited Gift of Noma Geist.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 41 x 38 cm (16 1/8 x 14 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Mitre, 18th century; silk, metal; H x W: 41 x 38 cm (16 1/8 x 14 15/16 in.); Gift of Noma Geist; 1955-170-1-a/b

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