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Bed cover

19th century
Chinese for export
L. 85 x W. 112 inches 215.9 x 284.5 cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Harkness, 1941
Accession Number:
Not on view
Mrs. Edward S. Harkness (until 1941; to MMA)
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