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1916

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2017

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Tape (USA), mid-19th century

This is a Tape. It is dated mid-19th century and we acquired it in 1916. Its medium is silk and its technique is plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. William P. Treadwell. It is credited Gift of Mrs. William P. Treadwell.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 1091 x 0.7 cm (35 ft. 9 1/2 in. x 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Label: "C.P. 12 Yards"

Cite this object as

Tape (USA), mid-19th century; silk; H x W: 1091 x 0.7 cm (35 ft. 9 1/2 in. x 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. William P. Treadwell; 1916-33-249-a

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