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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 damassé weave in 8-harness satin plus plain weave with floats of alternate wefts and discontinuous supplementary weft patterning (brocade), all bound in 3/1 twill. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was bequest of Estate of Julian Clarence Levi.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 70.5 × 24 cm (27 3/4 × 9 7/16 in.)

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Fragment, late 17th–early 18th century; Previously owned by Julian Clarence Levi (American, 1874–1971); silk, metallic yarns; H x W: 70.5 × 24 cm (27 3/4 × 9 7/16 in.); 1972-6-18

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