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Fringe

Date:
18th century
Culture:
Italian or Spanish
Medium:
Silk
Dimensions:
L. 9 1/2 x W. 7 inches 24.1 x 17.8 cm
Classification:
Textiles-Trimmings
Credit Line:
Gift of The United Piece Dye Works, 1936
Accession Number:
36.90.1857
Not on view
Besselièvre ; United Piece Dye Works (until 1936; to MMA)
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