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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). It is a part of the Textiles Department 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: 19 x 16.5 cm (7 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Fragment (Italy), late 16th century; silk; H x W: 19 x 16.5 cm (7 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1921-22-24

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