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What is this?

Border fragment from a large panel. Field of interlaced motifs and band of Islamic script.

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 integrated structures; 3&1 twill and plain weave.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 17.7 x 8.3 cm (6 15/16 x 3 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

(Translated). "Everlasting glory and...?" and "Beatitude"

This object was donated by John Pierpont Morgan

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