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

    Unknown artist, Japanese

    1736
    Seven-column priest’s robe with court-dance theme
    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

    Ca. 1750-1769
    Cloth of Gold
    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

    1700-1750
    Man’s Sash (Patka)
    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

    1500-1549
    textile fragments; textile fragment
    Silk; linen
    Length: 39.1 cm (15 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Richard Greenleaf Museum Collection 52.241

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    Michel Dubost

    1920s
    fabric length; textile length
    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

    1786 - 1838
    Mantle Worn by a Buddhist Monk (Kesa)
    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

    Late 19th Century
    Sari
    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

    Late 18th century
    Man’s Coat (Chogha)
    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

    Ca. 1920
    Textile Length
    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

    14th/15th century
    Textile fragment
    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