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This is a Fragments. We acquired it in 1973. Its medium is silk, metallic yarns and its technique is compound of plain weave and 8-harness satin weave, with discontinuous supplementary wefts either free-floating or bound in 3/1 twill. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Josephine Howell.

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Fragments; silk, metallic yarns; 1973-43-9-a,b

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