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Fragment

This is a Fragment. It is dated 16th century and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is silk, metallic thread and its technique is cut supplementary warp pile (velvet). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 17.2 x 27 cm (6 3/4 x 10 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Fragment; silk, metallic thread; H x W: 17.2 x 27 cm (6 3/4 x 10 5/8 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1921-22-12

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