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Square (Germany), 14th century

This is a Square. It is dated 14th century and we acquired it in 1949. Its medium is silk and linen embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in satin and stem stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

It is credited Museum purchase in memory of Elizabeth Haynes.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 32 x 32 cm (12 5/8 x 12 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Square (Germany), 14th century; silk and linen embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 32 x 32 cm (12 5/8 x 12 5/8 in.); Museum purchase in memory of Elizabeth Haynes; 1949-7-1

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