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Fragment, late 17th–early 18th century

This is a Fragment. It is dated late 17th–early 18th century and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is silk, metallic yarns and its technique is compound weave in 8-harness satin with floats of of the foundation weft and continuous and discontinuous supplementary weft patterning bound plain weave by a supplementary warp. l. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Benjamin Ginsburg.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 13 × 44 cm (5 1/8 × 17 5/16 in.)

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Fragment, late 17th–early 18th century; silk, metallic yarns; H x W: 13 × 44 cm (5 1/8 × 17 5/16 in.); 1972-35-1

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