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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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    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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    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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    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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    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