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Cover (Italy)

This is a Cover. It is dated 18th–19th century and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is linen on linen and its technique is counted stitche and satin stitch embroider; overcasting creating deflected element work on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Marco Grassi. It is credited Gift of Marco Grassi.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 178.5 x 67 cm (5 ft. 10 1/4 in. x 26 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Cover (Italy); linen on linen; H x W: 178.5 x 67 cm (5 ft. 10 1/4 in. x 26 3/8 in.); Gift of Marco Grassi; 1978-157-4

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