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Textile (France), mid-18th century

This is a Textile. It is dated mid-18th century and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk, metallic threads and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous supplementary weft patterning (brocade) and supplementary warp pile (velvet). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961). It is credited Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 66 x 55.2 cm (26 x 21 3/4 in.)

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Textile (France), mid-18th century; silk, metallic threads; H x W: 66 x 55.2 cm (26 x 21 3/4 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-56-76

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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