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Towel

This is a Towel. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is silk and metal-wrapped silk on cotton (warp) and silk (weft) ground and its technique is counted and uncounted stitches; running, stem, satin and double running stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 126 x 39.5 cm (49 5/8 x 15 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Towel; silk and metal-wrapped silk on cotton (warp) and silk (weft) ground; H x W: 126 x 39.5 cm (49 5/8 x 15 9/16 in.); 1974-92-2

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