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Panel

Date:
second quarter 19th century
Culture:
probably French
Medium:
Silk and metal thread
Dimensions:
L. 43 1/2 x W. 23 inches (110.5 x 58.4 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Gift of Susan Dwight Bliss, 1955
Accession Number:
55.217.55
Not on view
Susan Dwight Bliss (until 1955; to MMA)
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