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1945

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Hanging (India)

This is a Hanging. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1945. Its medium is silk, cotton, mirrored glass, glass beads and its technique is surface, ladder, buttonhole and chain stitch embroidery on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mary S. M. Gibson. It is credited Gift of Mary S. M. Gibson.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 63 × 122 cm (24 13/16 × 48 1/16 in.)

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Hanging (India); silk, cotton, mirrored glass, glass beads; H x W: 63 × 122 cm (24 13/16 × 48 1/16 in.); Gift of Mary S. M. Gibson; 1945-54-8

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