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Border

This is a border. It is dated ca. 1880 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is silk, metal-wrapped silk threads and its technique is machine-made net foundation with machine embroidery and couched metal thread. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Morris Charney. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Morris Charney.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 224 x 14 cm (7 ft. 4 3/16 in. x 5 1/2 in.) Repeat H: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Border; silk, metal-wrapped silk threads; Warp x Weft: 224 x 14 cm (7 ft. 4 3/16 in. x 5 1/2 in.) Repeat H: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Morris Charney; 1988-57-1

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