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1941

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2015

2022

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Veil

This is a Veil. We acquired it in 1941. Its technique is satin and double running embroidery stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W (including fringe): 131 x 128 cm (51 9/16 x 50 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Translation of verse (supplied by donor) "We must value one another. We must be good to one another. This world is left to no one. Do good and good will be done to you. "

Cite this object as

Veil; H x W (including fringe): 131 x 128 cm (51 9/16 x 50 3/8 in.); 1941-2-1

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