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Band (Italy), 16th–17th century

This is a Band. It is dated 16th–17th century and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is linen silk, metal-wrapped silk, wire and its technique is split (stem) and satin stitch embroidery using silk, satin and stem stitches using metal-wrapped silk, couched single, paired and plied metal-wrapped silk, round and square wire coils on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 8.5 x 10 cm (3 3/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

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Band (Italy), 16th–17th century; linen silk, metal-wrapped silk, wire; H x W: 8.5 x 10 cm (3 3/8 x 3 15/16 in.); 1956-120-5

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