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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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    Unknown artist, Florentine; Italian, Florence
    textile fragments; 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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    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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    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: 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