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Piece

Date:
17th century
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Silk and metal thread
Dimensions:
L. 9 x W. 4 3/4 (22.9 x 12.1 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Velvets
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
09.50.3345
Not on view
Friedrich Fischbach , Wiesbaden, Germany, 1909; sold to MMA
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