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Cover

This is a Cover. It is dated late 17th–early 18th century and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is silk, metal-wrapped thread on a silk core, metal sequins, metal coils and its technique is plain couching stitches on 8-harness satin plus plain weave (damasse); some couched areas padded with strips of paper or parchment; bobbin lace. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Frederick W. Greenfield. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Frederick W. Greenfield.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 106.5 x 117.5 cm (41 15/16 x 46 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Cover; silk, metal-wrapped thread on a silk core, metal sequins, metal coils; H x W: 106.5 x 117.5 cm (41 15/16 x 46 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. Frederick W. Greenfield; 1975-53-1

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