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What is this?

Horizontal stripes of pattern with stars and flowers alternate with lines of Arabic text, in colors of red, yellow, green, blue, and white.

This is a fragment from Spain. It is dated 15th century and we acquired it in 1902. Gift of John Pierpont Morgan. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: silk technique: two interconnected structures (lampas)

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 67.9 x 48.3 cm (26 3/4 in. x 19 in.)

It is inscribed

Translated: "Glory to our master, the Sultan".

John Pierpont Morgan was the donor of this object.

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