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1901

  • Work on this object began.

1940

  • Work on this object ended.

1969

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2020

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Sleeve Fragment, early 20th century

This is a Sleeve fragment. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is cotton, metal-wrapped silk and silk and its technique is plain weave foundation; embroidery in relief over cotton cards; metal thread on front interlocks with cotton thread on the back at each turn; two lines of chain stitch. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 53 x 37.5 cm (20 7/8 x 14 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Sleeve Fragment, early 20th century; cotton, metal-wrapped silk and silk; H x W: 53 x 37.5 cm (20 7/8 x 14 3/4 in.); 1969-86-14

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