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Woven Silk (England), 1885–95

This is a woven silk. It was dedicatee: Christopher Columbus. It is dated 1885–95 and we acquired it in 1961. Its medium is machine-woven silk, mounted on thick gray wove pap. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Hamill and Barker.

Its dimensions are

mount: 15.8 x 27.0 Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.)

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Woven Silk (England), 1885–95; Dedicatee: Christopher Columbus (Italian, d. 1506); machine-woven silk, mounted on thick gray wove pap; mount: 15.8 x 27.0 Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.); Gift of Hamill and Barker; 1961-105-26

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

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