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Cover, 18th century

This is a Cover. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is silk embroidery on cotton foundation and its technique is running, double running, satin and stem stitches with deflected element work on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Myra Mathers.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 88 x 82 cm (34 5/8 x 32 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

An undecipherable stamp on the back.

Cite this object as

Cover, 18th century; silk embroidery on cotton foundation; H x W: 88 x 82 cm (34 5/8 x 32 5/16 in.); 1974-99-6

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