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Fragment, late 18th century

This is a Fragment. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk, metallic thread and its technique is cut supplementary warp pile (velvet) in a twill foundation. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961). It is credited Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf.

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Fragment, late 18th century; Previously owned by George Saville Seligman ; silk, metallic thread; Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-56-177

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