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1915

  • Work on this object began.

1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1992

  • We acquired this object.

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Pillow Cover (Italy), 1915–25

This is a Pillow cover. It is dated 1915–25 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is silk and its technique is block printed. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Gallenga.

It is credited Museum purchase from Sarah Cooper-Hewitt, Eleanor G. Hewitt and Au Panier Fleuri Funds and through bequest of Ida C. McNeil in memory of Lincoln C. McNeil and Catherine McNeil.

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 55.2 x 44.1 cm (21 3/4 x 17 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Pillow Cover (Italy), 1915–25; silk; H x W: 55.2 x 44.1 cm (21 3/4 x 17 3/8 in.); Museum purchase from Sarah Cooper-Hewitt, Eleanor G. Hewitt and Au Panier Fleuri Funds and through bequest of Ida C. McNeil in memory of Lincoln C. McNeil and Catherine McNeil; 1992-155-3

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