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Fragment (Italy)

This is a Fragment. It is dated ca. 1700 and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is silk, metallic thread and its technique is ciselé voided satin velvet. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks Collection.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 55 x 46 cm (21 5/8 x 18 1/8 in.)

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Fragment (Italy); silk, metallic thread; Overall: 55 x 46 cm (21 5/8 x 18 1/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks Collection; 1943-46-23

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