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1981

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Pillow Cover (China)

This is a Pillow cover. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk, gilt paper, paint and its technique is slit tapestry weave (k'ossu). 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 (a): 34.9 x 41.9 cm (13 3/4 x 16 1/2 in.) H x W (b): 20.3 x 21.6 cm (8 x 8 1/2 in.) H x W (c): 20.3 x 21.6 cm (8 x 8 1/2 in.) H x W (d): 15.2 x 15.2 cm (6 x 6 in.)

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Pillow Cover (China); silk, gilt paper, paint; H x W (a): 34.9 x 41.9 cm (13 3/4 x 16 1/2 in.) H x W (b): 20.3 x 21.6 cm (8 x 8 1/2 in.) H x W (c): 20.3 x 21.6 cm (8 x 8 1/2 in.) H x W (d): 15.2 x 15.2 cm (6 x 6 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-475-a/d

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