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Fragment

Date:
18th century
Culture:
Italian or French
Dimensions:
Overall: 12 3/4 x 6 3/4 in. (32.4 x 17.1 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Velvets
Credit Line:
Gift of Nanette B. Kelekian, in honor of Olga Raggio, 2002
Accession Number:
2002.494.251
Not on view
Nanette Rodney Kelekian , New York (until 2002; to MMA)
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