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Fragment (Italy), late 16th century

This is a Fragment. It is dated late 16th century and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is silk and its technique is cut and uncut supplementary warp pile (velvet) on twill ground. 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: 12.7 x 16 cm (5 x 6 5/16 in.)

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Fragment (Italy), late 16th century; silk; H x W: 12.7 x 16 cm (5 x 6 5/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1921-22-17

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