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Galloon

Date:
18th century (?)
Culture:
European
Medium:
Silk
Dimensions:
L. 14 3/4 x W. 1 1/4 inches 37.5 x 3.2 cm
Classification:
Textiles-Trimmings
Credit Line:
Gift of The United Piece Dye Works, 1936
Accession Number:
36.90.1890
Not on view
Besselièvre ; United Piece Dye Works (until 1936; to MMA)
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