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Textile (England), ca. 1740

This is a Textile. It is dated ca. 1740 and we acquired it in 1987. Its medium is silk and its technique is plain weave foundation, discontinuous supplementary weft patterning (brocading) bound in twill. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Estate of Josephine Howell. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Josephine Howell.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft (a): 107 x 53 cm (42 1/8 x 20 7/8 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 105.5 x 53 cm (41 9/16 x 20 7/8 in.) Repeat H: 36 cm (14 3/16 in.)

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Textile (England), ca. 1740; silk; Warp x Weft (a): 107 x 53 cm (42 1/8 x 20 7/8 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 105.5 x 53 cm (41 9/16 x 20 7/8 in.) Repeat H: 36 cm (14 3/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of Josephine Howell; 1987-85-1-a,b

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