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About This Artwork
Bodice, 16th century
Linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, silvered-metal-strip-wrapped fiber, and linen in chain and seed stitches
42.5 x 45 cm (16 5/8 x 17 5/8 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland, 1945.159
Not on Display
The Art Institute of Chicago, "Masterpieces of Western Textiles", January 25–March 2, 1969
Agnes Allerton Gallery, The Art Institute of Chicago, "Fashion Items and Textiles Pertaining to Fashion"
April 29–July 16, 1978
Mayer, Christa Charlotte. Masterpieces of Western Textiles from The Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1969. Plate 100, p. 130.
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