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Tunic (Tunisia), 19th century

This is a Tunic. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silk, metallic and its technique is embroidery on plain weave. 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, from the textile collection of Mrs. Abram Stevens Hewitt.

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Tunic (Tunisia), 19th century; Previously owned by Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt (American, 1830–1912); silk, metallic; Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt, from the textile collection of Mrs. Abram Stevens Hewitt; 1931-4-68

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