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    Man's Court Robe

    Unknown artist, Chinese; Manchu
    Man’s Court Robe, 1736-1795
    Silk and gold-wrapped thread slit-tapestry weave (kesi) with fur trim
    Center back length: 143.5 cm (56 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 35.390

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    Man's wearing blanket (Chief blanket, phase II)

    Unknown artist, Navajo; North American Indian, southwest
    Man’s wearing blanket (Chief blanket, phase II), 1855-1863
    Wool and cotton tapestry weave
    Length: 179.1 cm (70 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 45.083

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    Tapestry fragment

    Unknown artist, Franco-Flemish, Paris; Arras; Arras
    Tapestry fragment, ca.1376-1378
    Wool tapestry weave
    56.5 x 92.7 cm (22 1/4 x 36 1/2 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 29.278

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    Wari Tunic

    Unknown artist, Peruvian; Wari culture
    Wari Tunic, ca. 600-850
    Wool and cotton interlocked tapestry weave
    Length: 110.5 cm (43 1/2 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund and Edgar S. Lownes Fund 40.007

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    Tunic panel

    Unknown artist, Coptic; Egyptian
    Tunic panel, 6th century CE-7th century CE
    Linen and wool tapestry
    35.6 x 38.1 cm (14 x 15 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 11.056

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    Jiangyi (Robe of descent)

    Unknown artist, Chinese, China
    Jiangyi (Robe of descent), 19th century
    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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    Mantle Worn by a Buddhist Monk (Jiasha)

    Unknown artist, Chinese, China
    Mantle Worn by a Buddhist Monk (Jiasha), 1700-1750
    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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    Study for 'Front Pages'

    Helena Hernmarck, designer
    Swedish, b. 1941
    Study for ‘Front Pages’, 1981
    Handwoven tapestry incorporating rolaken technique, wool warp, and cotton and linen wefts
    Length: 83.8 cm (33 inches)
    Gift of the artist 1995.021