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Textile (possibly China), 19th century

This is a Textile. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is silk and its technique is cut solid supplementary warp pile (velvet). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft (cut top & bottom; selvedge to selvedge): 161 x 66 cm (5 ft. 3 3/8 in. x 26 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile (possibly China), 19th century; silk; Warp x Weft (cut top & bottom; selvedge to selvedge): 161 x 66 cm (5 ft. 3 3/8 in. x 26 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-1269-b

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