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Bonnet (China)

This is a Bonnet. It is dated 300 BC and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is silk and its technique is 1:2 warped faced compound tabby. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund.

Its dimensions are

Height: (warp) 22 cm (8 11/16 in. )

Cite this object as

Bonnet (China); silk; Height: (warp) 22 cm (8 11/16 in. ); Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1951-45-1

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