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Textile (France), ca. 1870

This is a Textile. It is dated ca. 1870 and we acquired it in 1940. Its medium is silk and its technique is moire; embossing; warp-faced plain weave with supplementary warp patterning on the front in plain weave, or 5-harness satin and free floating on the back. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Clarence Webster. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Clarence Webster.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 106 x 69.5 cm (41 3/4 x 27 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile (France), ca. 1870; silk; Warp x Weft: 106 x 69.5 cm (41 3/4 x 27 3/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Clarence Webster; 1940-71-2

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