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1944

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2013

2022

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Fragment (China)

This is a Fragment. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1944. Its medium is silk, metallic threads and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous wefts (tapestry or k'ossu). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by W. and J. Sloane. It is credited Gift of W. and J. Sloane.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 58.4 x 62.2 cm (23 x 24 1/2 in.)

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Fragment (China); silk, metallic threads; H x W: 58.4 x 62.2 cm (23 x 24 1/2 in.); Gift of W. and J. Sloane; 1943-43-95

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