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Medallion, Rabbit in the Moon

This is a medallion. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is silk, metal threads and its technique is embroidered in pattern darning, satin and couching stitches on gauze-weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Marian Hague. It is credited Bequest of Marian Hague.

Its dimensions are

diam.: 30.5 cm (12 in.)

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Medallion, Rabbit in the Moon; China; silk, metal threads; diam.: 30.5 cm (12 in.); Bequest of Marian Hague; 1971-50-149

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