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Textile, late 17th–early 18th century

This is a Textile. It is dated late 17th–early 18th century and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is silk, metallic yarns and its technique is damask weave fragment with discontinuous supplementary weft patterning (brocade). It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W: 180 × 50 cm (5 ft. 10 7/8 in. × 19 11/16 in.)

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Textile, late 17th–early 18th century; silk, metallic yarns; H x W: 180 × 50 cm (5 ft. 10 7/8 in. × 19 11/16 in.); Gift of Marco Grassi; 1978-157-6

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