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Fragment (Spain)

This is a Fragment. It is dated 15th–16th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is silk and its technique is two integrated fabric structures, 5-harness satin patterned by plain weave (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.

  • Textile
  • silk.
  • Gift of John Pierpont Morgan.
  • 1902-1-381

Its dimensions are

H x W: 24 x 47.6 cm (9 7/16 x 18 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

(Translated) "Glory to our Lord, the Sultan".

Cite this object as

Fragment (Spain); Previously owned by Francisco Miquel y Badia (Spanish, 1840 - 1899); silk; H x W: 24 x 47.6 cm (9 7/16 x 18 3/4 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-300

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