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1949

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1969

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Embroidered Picture (Italy), ca. 1959

This is a Embroidered picture. It is dated ca. 1959 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is mercerized cotton and silk embroidery, cotton foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross and stem stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer. It is credited Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 36.8 x 42.9 cm (14 1/2 x 16 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Embroidered Picture (Italy), ca. 1959; mercerized cotton and silk embroidery, cotton foundation; H x W: 36.8 x 42.9 cm (14 1/2 x 16 7/8 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-34

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