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Band (Italy), 16th century

This is a Band. It is dated 16th century and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered with deflected element work on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Virginia Hamill Johnson.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 61 x 7.6 cm (24 x 3 in.)

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Band (Italy), 16th century; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 61 x 7.6 cm (24 x 3 in.); 1973-76-10

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