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Fragment (China), 17th century

This is a Fragment. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk and its technique is 8-harness satin (red) patterned by weft floats (yellow), alternate shots of which are complementary (dark and light blue); floats were bound on the front in plain weave (now worn off). 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

Warp x Weft: 62 x 26.5 cm (24 7/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Fragment (China), 17th century; silk; Warp x Weft: 62 x 26.5 cm (24 7/16 x 10 7/16 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-58-33

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