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Book Cover (Italy), 1701–50

This is a Book cover. It is dated 1701–50 and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is silk, metal thread, paper and its technique is embroidered on satin weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Anne McQuarrie Hatch and L. Boyd Hatch. It is credited Gift of L. Boyd and Annie McQuarrie Hatch.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 25 x 19 cm (9 13/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Book Cover (Italy), 1701–50; silk, metal thread, paper; H x W: 25 x 19 cm (9 13/16 x 7 1/2 in.); Gift of L. Boyd and Annie McQuarrie Hatch; 1955-25-10

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