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Fragment (Italy), 17th century

This is a Fragment. It is dated 17th century. Its medium is silk and its technique is supplemenatry warp forming cut and uncut pile in a plain weave foundation (velvet). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 10.5 x 22.7 cm (4 1/8 x 8 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Fragment (Italy), 17th century; Previously owned by James Jackson Jarves (American, 1818 - 1888); silk; Warp x Weft: 10.5 x 22.7 cm (4 1/8 x 8 15/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1896-1-69

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