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Textile (Spain)

This is a Textile. It is dated 13th century and we acquired it in 1944. Its medium is silk, metallic yarns (beaten gold on vellum, wrapped around silk core) and its technique is plain compound weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 35.4 x 21 cm (13 15/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

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Textile (Spain); silk, metallic yarns (beaten gold on vellum, wrapped around silk core); Warp x Weft: 35.4 x 21 cm (13 15/16 x 8 1/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1944-21-1

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