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1951

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2021

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Mitt (China), ca. 300 BC

This is a Mitt. It is dated ca. 300 BC and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is silk and its technique is woven. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 21 x 8.9 cm (8 1/4 x 3 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Mitt (China), ca. 300 BC; silk; H x W: 21 x 8.9 cm (8 1/4 x 3 1/2 in.); Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1951-45-4

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