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Scarf, 19th–early 20th century

This is a scarf. It is dated 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is silk, satin and its technique is embroidered in satin stitch. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Miss Noma Geist. It is credited Gift of Noma Geist.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 197 x 39 cm (77 1/2 in. x 15 3/8 in.) Repeat H: 49 cm (19 1/4 in.)

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Scarf, 19th–early 20th century; silk, satin; H x W: 197 x 39 cm (77 1/2 in. x 15 3/8 in.) Repeat H: 49 cm (19 1/4 in.); Gift of Noma Geist; 1956-30-1

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