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    Seven-column priest's robe with court-dance theme

    Unknown artist, Japanese, Japan
    Seven-column priest’s robe with court-dance theme, 1736
    Silk compound weave with supplementary silk and gold-leaf paper patterning wefts
    Length: 210.8 cm (83 inches)
    Bequest of Lucy T. Aldrich 55.408

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    Cloth of Gold

    Unknown artist, French, Lyons; Lyon
    Cloth of Gold, ca. 1750-1769
    Silk and metallic thread ribbed weave with discontinuous patterning wefts
    Length: 129.5 cm (51 inches)
    Gift of Marshall H. Gould 46.256

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    Man's Sash (Patka)

    Unknown artist, Persian, India
    Man’s Sash (Patka), 1700-1750
    Silk and gold-wrapped thread compound weave; continuous and discontinuous supplementary weft patterning
    325.1 x 64.8 cm (128 x 25 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.529

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Florentine; Italian, Florence
    Textile fragment, 1500-1549
    Silk; linen
    Length: 39.1 cm (15 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Richard Greenleaf Museum Collection 52.241

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    Textile length

    Michel Dubost, designer
    French, 1879-1952
    F. Ducharne, manufacturer
    French, 1920-present
    Textile length, 1920s
    Silk, metallic yarn; compound weave
    Length: 46.4 cm (18 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 44.275.4

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    Mantle Worn by a Buddhist Monk (Kesa)

    Unknown artist, Japanese
    Mantle Worn by a Buddhist Monk (Kesa), 1786 - 1838
    Silk and gold-leaf gilt-paper discontinuous supplementary weft patterning
    Length: 226.1 cm (89 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 35.284

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    Apparel fabric

    Unknown artist, Japanese, Japan
    Apparel fabric, early 1920s
    Silk- and metallic paper-wrapped threads in a compound weave with continuous supplementary weft patterning
    Length: 69.2 cm (27 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Miss Teiko Sasaki 54.157

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    Sari

    Unknown artist, Indian, Uttar Pradesh; Varanasi
    Sari, late 19th Century
    Silk, metallic-wrapped thread; continuous and discontinuous supplementary weft
    Length: 537.2 cm (211 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.319

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    Man's Coat (Chogha)

    Unknown artist, Indian, Uttar Pradesh; Varanasi
    Man’s Coat (Chogha), late 18th century
    Silk and gold-wrapped thread compound weave
    Center back length: 122.6 cm (48 1/4 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.264

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    Textile Length

    F. Ducharne, manufacturer
    French, 1920-present
    Probably Michel Dubost, designer
    French, 1879-1952
    Textile Length, ca. 1920
    Silk; metallic yarn
    Length: 101.6 cm (40 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 44.275.3

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Florentine; Italian, Italy; Florence
    Textile fragment, 14th/15th century
    Cut and voided silk velvet, metallic-wrapped yarn supplementary weft patterning
    Length: 19.4 cm (7 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.093

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    "Popover" Dress

    Claire McCardell, designer
    American, 1905-1958
    Townley Frocks, manufacturer
    American, est. 1920s
    ”Popover” Dress, ca.1956
    Cotton plain weave, screenprinted
    Gift of Mary L. Peterson in memory of Thora Magnussen Buckley, Conservator at The RISD Museum, 1950-1972 2006.82.7