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Skirt Flounce (Philippines), 19th–20th century

This is a Skirt flounce. It is dated 19th–20th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is silk, banana-leaf fiber? and its technique is whitework embroidery. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Norvin Hewitt Green. It is credited Gift of Norvin Hewitt Green.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 74 × 480 cm (29 1/8 in. × 15 ft. 9 in.)

Cite this object as

Skirt Flounce (Philippines), 19th–20th century; silk, banana-leaf fiber?; H x W: 74 × 480 cm (29 1/8 in. × 15 ft. 9 in.); Gift of Norvin Hewitt Green; 1938-58-1365

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