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Fragment (Spain)

This is a Fragment. It is dated 15th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is silk and its technique is two interconnected plain weave structures (lampas). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by John Pierpont Morgan. It is credited Gift of John Pierpont Morgan.

  • Fragment (Spain)
  • silk, gilded vellum on silk core.
  • Gift of John Pierpont Morgan.
  • 1902-1-978
  • Textile
  • silk.
  • Gift of John Pierpont Morgan.
  • 1902-1-381
  • Robe
  • alaari (waste silk), cotton.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Paul F. Walter and from General Acquisitions....
  • 2015-17-1

Its dimensions are

H x W: 67.9 × 48.3 cm (26 3/4 × 19 in.)

It is inscribed

Cite this object as

Fragment (Spain); silk; H x W: 67.9 × 48.3 cm (26 3/4 × 19 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-225

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