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Cover (Iran), late 19th century

This is a Cover. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is silk and its technique is supplementary warp pile (velvet) in a 3&1 twill foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by William B. Heller. It is credited Gift of William B. Heller.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 61 x 54.9 cm (24 x 21 5/8 in.) Repeat H x W: 16.8 x 5.4 cm (6 5/8 x 2 1/8 in.)

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Cover (Iran), late 19th century; silk; H x W: 61 x 54.9 cm (24 x 21 5/8 in.) Repeat H x W: 16.8 x 5.4 cm (6 5/8 x 2 1/8 in.); Gift of William B. Heller; 1986-24-1

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