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Altar Frontal (China (for European market)), 18th century

This is a Altar frontal. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is silk, metallic (gilt paper-wrapped onto silk core) and its technique is embroidered on satin. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 91.5 x 274 cm (36 in. x 8 ft. 11 7/8 in.)

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Altar Frontal (China (for European market)), 18th century; silk, metallic (gilt paper-wrapped onto silk core); H x W: 91.5 x 274 cm (36 in. x 8 ft. 11 7/8 in.); 1974-99-1

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