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Fragment

This is a Fragment. It is dated 1695–1700 and we acquired it in 1945. Its medium is silk, metallic thread and its technique is damassé (8-harness satin plus plain weave) with floats of continuous and discontinuous supplementary wefts bound on the front in 1\3 twill; the continous supplementary weft is used only to reinforce the gold thread. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mary S. M. Gibson. It is credited Gift of Mary S. M. Gibson.

Its dimensions are

H x W (a): 113 x 55 cm (44 1/2 x 21 5/8 in.) H x W (b): 109.5 x 55 cm (43 1/8 x 21 5/8 in.) H x W (c): 180 x 51.5 cm (5 ft. 10 7/8 in. x 20 1/4 in.)

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Fragment; silk, metallic thread; H x W (a): 113 x 55 cm (44 1/2 x 21 5/8 in.) H x W (b): 109.5 x 55 cm (43 1/8 x 21 5/8 in.) H x W (c): 180 x 51.5 cm (5 ft. 10 7/8 in. x 20 1/4 in.); Gift of Mary S. M. Gibson; 1945-54-5-a/c,f/i

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