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    Women's shoe

    Unknown artist, American

    Ca. 1810
    Women’s shoe
    Silk satin weave embellished with metallic yarn, spangles, and silk ribbon
    22.2 cm (8 13/16 inches) (length)
    Gift of William Ely 37.335B

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    Women's shoes

    Unknown artist, American

    Ca. 1810
    Women’s shoes
    Silk satin weave embellished with metallic yarn, spangles, and silk ribbon
    Gift of William Ely 37.335

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    Women's shoe

    Unknown artist, American

    Ca. 1810
    Women’s shoe
    Silk satin weave embellished with metallic yarn, spangles, and silk ribbon
    22.2 cm (8 13/16 inches) (length)
    Gift of William Ely 37.335A

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    Gloves

    Elsa Schiaparelli

    1930 - 1939
    Gloves
    Looped metallic yarn
    68.6 x 7.6 cm (27 x 3 inches)
    Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Edith Stuyvesant Vanderbilt Gerry 59.031.1

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    Men's shoes (juttis)

    Unknown artist, Indian

    Early 20th century
    Men’s shoes (juttis)
    Silk velvet with metallic thread, metal sequin, and glass bead embellishment and trimmed with leather
    Gift of Mary E. Salzer 58.010

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    Women's shoes

    Unknown artist, Italian; Turkish

    Late 19th century
    Women’s shoes
    Silk velvet with metal-wrapped yarn, metal thread, and metal tape embellishment
    Length: 22.9 cm (9 inches)
    Bequest of Lyra Brown Nickerson 16.202

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    Evening Dress

    Metz. & Co.

    Ca. 1924
    Evening Dress
    silk; metallic yarn; glass beads; compound weave
    Center back length: 109.2 cm (43 inches)
    Museum Collection S84.123A

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    Man's nightcap

    Unknown artist, English

    Ca. 1580
    Man’s nightcap
    Linen plain weave embroidered with silk, metallic thread, and metal sequins, and trimmed with metallic-thread lace
    Height: 25.4 cm (10 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1987.042

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    Trim fragment

    Unknown artist, Indian

    19th Century
    Trim fragment
    Cotton net with metallic-wrapped yarn embroidery and beetle wing embellishment
    Length: 43.2 cm (17 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Albert H. Miller 41.016

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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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    Dress

    Callot Soeurs

    Ca. 1920
    Dress
    Silk; metallic yarn; beads
    Length: 121.9 cm (48 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Barbara Deering Danielson 82.308.1

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    Paul Poiret

    1922
    evening coat
    Silk; metallic yarn; cut steel beads; fur
    Length: 147.3 cm (58 inches)
    Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Edith Stuyvesant Vanderbilt Gerry 59.031.9

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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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    Jiangyi (robe of descent)

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    19th century
    Jiangyi (robe of descent)
    Silk and gilt paper-wrapped yarn slit tapestry weave (kesi), hand painted
    Length: 135.3 cm (53 1/4 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.242

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    Cloth (geringsing wayang kebo)

    Unknown artist, Indonesian; Balinese

    19th century
    Cloth (geringsing wayang kebo)
    Cotton, metal thread, indigo; double ikat (geringsing), embroidery
    Length: 203.2 cm (80 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.469

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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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    Embroidered altarpiece

    Unknown artist, Germany

    Late 15th century
    Embroidered altarpiece
    Linen; silk; metallic yarn
    Length: 88.9 cm (35 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund and Mary B. Jackson Fund 1992.041

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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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    Chasuble

    Unknown artist, English

    Late 15th Century
    Chasuble
    Ribbed silk and wool ground embellished with metallic and silk yarn embroidery
    Gift of Mrs. Jesse H. Metcalf 15.011

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    Mantle Worn by a Buddhist Monk (Jiasha)

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    1700-1750
    Mantle Worn by a Buddhist Monk (Jiasha)
    Silk and gold-wrapped thread slit-tapestry weave (kesi)
    Length: 105.4 cm (41 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 35.273

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    Maria Monaci Gallenga

    Ca. 1920
    evening dress
    Silk, metallic pigment, metallic yarn
    Length: 133.4 cm (52 1/2 inches) (center back)
    Gift of Mrs. Beatrice Murray Willis 2006.25.4