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1925

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1951

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Textile (India), early 20th century

This is a Textile. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is silk and its technique is chain, herringbone, and interlaced buttonhole stitch embroidery on satin weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Miss Frances Morris. It is credited Gift of Frances Morris.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 71 x 180 cm (27 15/16 in. x 5 ft. 10 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile (India), early 20th century; silk; H x W: 71 x 180 cm (27 15/16 in. x 5 ft. 10 7/8 in.); Gift of Frances Morris; 1951-111-40

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