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1956

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Border

This is a Border. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is cotton foundation, wool and metallic embroidery, sequins and its technique is embroidered on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Benjamin Ginsburg. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Benjamin Ginsburg.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 106 × 67.5 cm (41 3/4 × 26 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Border; cotton foundation, wool and metallic embroidery, sequins; H x W: 106 × 67.5 cm (41 3/4 × 26 9/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Benjamin Ginsburg; 1956-72-9

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18410767/ |title=Border |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=8 December 2021 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>