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Book or Sutra Cover with Lady Bearing a Conch

Period: Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Date: 16th century
Culture: China
Medium: Silk and metallic thread embroidery on silk gauze
Dimensions: Overall: 14 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. (36.2 x 13.3 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line: Anonymous Gift, 1956
Accession Number: 56.220.2

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