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Scarf (China), 1963

This is a Scarf. It is dated 1963 and we acquired it in 1987. Its medium is silk and its technique is printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 68.5 x 71 cm (26 15/16 x 27 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

"World Congress of Women - Moscow - June 1963" in one corner. The same information repeated in each of the other corners in French, Spanish and Russian.

Cite this object as

Scarf (China), 1963; silk; Warp x Weft: 68.5 x 71 cm (26 15/16 x 27 15/16 in.); 1987-56-1

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