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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1931.22
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Maniple
Classification
Textile Arts
Work Type
textile
Date
last quarter 18th century
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/231027
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silk, metallic yarns (filé. lamé and frisé) and sequins
Technique
Embroidery
Dimensions
97.8 × 22.9 cm (38 1/2 × 9 in.)
Provenance
Charles A. Coolidge, Boston, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1931
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Charles A. Coolidge
Accession Year
1931
Object Number
1931.22
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Narrow band with shovel-shaped ends terminating in fringes. White satin ground weave with polychrome embroideries of grapes, wheat blades, leaves, tendrils (in blue green) and stylized pomegranates; crosses at each end and in the center. Stitches include bullion, satin, whip, and padding is used to give relief to pomegranates, crosses and borders.

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