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Textile (France), ca. 1770

This is a Textile. It is dated ca. 1770 and we acquired it in 1928. Its medium is silk and its technique is chain stitch embroidery in colored silk and chenille on ribbed (fancy compound satin) weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W: 62 x 49.7 cm (24 7/16 x 19 9/16 in.)

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Textile (France), ca. 1770; silk; H x W: 62 x 49.7 cm (24 7/16 x 19 9/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1928-16-3

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