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Textile (Italy), 16th–17th century

This is a Textile. It is dated 16th–17th century and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is silk and metal-wrapped silk-core thread embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in counted stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 57.2 x 55.2 cm (22 1/2 x 21 3/4 in.)

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Textile (Italy), 16th–17th century; Previously owned by Charles F. Iklé ; silk and metal-wrapped silk-core thread embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 57.2 x 55.2 cm (22 1/2 x 21 3/4 in.); 1971-91-13

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18475665/ |title=Textile (Italy), 16th–17th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=17 August 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>