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Band, 16th century

This is a Band. It is dated 16th century and we acquired it in 1954. Its medium is silk, metallic yarn on linen and its technique is back stitch embroidery and couched metallic-wrapped silk on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961). It is credited Gift of Richard C. Greenleaf.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 110 x 90 cm (43 5/16 x 35 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Band, 16th century; silk, metallic yarn on linen; H x W: 110 x 90 cm (43 5/16 x 35 7/16 in.); Gift of Richard C. Greenleaf; 1954-167-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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