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Roundel (China)

This is a Roundel. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is silk and metallic embroidery on silk foundation, paper backing and its technique is embroidered in satin, knotted and couching stitches. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

Diam.: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)

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Roundel (China); silk and metallic embroidery on silk foundation, paper backing; Diam.: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-1630

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