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Cover (Italy), early 20th century

This is a Cover. It was made by Arti Decorative Italiane. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1979. Its medium is linen, silk, metallic and its technique is foundation: plain weave, possibly handwoven. stitches using silk: running, double running, surface satin. satin stitch using metallic. withdrawn element work with needle fillings. sides finished by buttonhole stitch. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 175 x 36 cm (5 ft. 8 7/8 in. x 14 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Cover (Italy), early 20th century; Made by Arti Decorative Italiane ; linen, silk, metallic; H x W: 175 x 36 cm (5 ft. 8 7/8 in. x 14 3/16 in.); 1979-66-3

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