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Trimming (France), 18th century

This is a Trimming. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1909. Its medium is silk and its technique is supplementary warp pile in a satin foundation (velvet). It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 22 x 4.2 cm (8 11/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Trimming (France), 18th century; silk; H x W: 22 x 4.2 cm (8 11/16 x 1 5/8 in.); 1909-2-39

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