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Cover

Date:
17th–18th century
Culture:
Italian, Abruzzi
Medium:
Embroidered net
Dimensions:
86 1/2 × 61 1/2 in. (219.7 × 156.2 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Laces
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Laura S. Forbes, in memory of Mrs. John E. Forbes, 1908
Accession Number:
09.178
Not on view
Miss Laura S. Forbes (until 1908; to MMA)
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