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Fragment

Date:
19th century (?)
Culture:
Italian or French
Medium:
Silk and metal thread
Dimensions:
Overall: 43 x 20 in. (109.2 x 50.8 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Gift of Kate Read Blacque, in memory of her husband, Valentine Alexander Blacque, 1933
Accession Number:
33.95.42b
Not on view
Mrs. Valentine A. Blacque (until 1933; to MMA)
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