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Fragment (England)

This is a Fragment. It was designed by Anna Maria Garthwaite and woven by Anna Maria Garthwaite. It is dated ca. 1745 and we acquired it in 1945. Its medium is silk, metallic thread and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous supplementary weft patterning (brocade). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. James Forrestal. It is credited Gift of Ms. James Forrestal.

Its dimensions are

H x W (a): 53 × 38.7 cm (20 7/8 × 15 1/4 in.) H x W (b): 56.5 × 38.7 cm (22 1/4 × 15 1/4 in.) H x W (c): 80 × 24.1 cm (31 1/2 × 9 1/2 in.) H x W (d): 26.7 × 45.7 cm (10 1/2 in. × 18 in.) H x W (e): 81 × 24.4 cm (31 7/8 × 9 5/8 in.) H x W (f): 17.1 × 24.4 cm (6 3/4 × 9 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Fragment (England); Designed by Anna Maria Garthwaite (English, 1688–1763); silk, metallic thread; H x W (a): 53 × 38.7 cm (20 7/8 × 15 1/4 in.) H x W (b): 56.5 × 38.7 cm (22 1/4 × 15 1/4 in.) H x W (c): 80 × 24.1 cm (31 1/2 × 9 1/2 in.) H x W (d): 26.7 × 45.7 cm (10 1/2 in. × 18 in.) H x W (e): 81 × 24.4 cm (31 7/8 × 9 5/8 in.) H x W (f): 17.1 × 24.4 cm (6 3/4 × 9 5/8 in.); Gift of Ms. James Forrestal; 1945-28-1-a/f

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