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Border (Italy), 16th century

This is a Border. It is dated 16th century and we acquired it in 1947. Its medium is silk and its technique is brocatelle. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Museum of the Cranbrook Academy of Art. It is credited Gift of the Museum of the Cranbrook Academy of Art.

  • Desk Set
  • favrile glass, etched bronze.
  • Gift of Mrs. Eric Larrabee.
  • 1997-11-4/9

Its dimensions are

H x W: 57 x 27.3 cm (22 7/16 x 10 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Border (Italy), 16th century; silk; H x W: 57 x 27.3 cm (22 7/16 x 10 3/4 in.); Gift of the Museum of the Cranbrook Academy of Art; 1947-49-26

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