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What is this?

Fragment of woven silk with a peony and crane motif in blue and gold.

This is a fragment from Japan. It is dated 19th 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, paper with applied gold foil technique: plain compound twill

Its dimensions are

H x W: 26.4 x 26.7 cm (10 3/8 x 10 1/2 in.)

John Pierpont Morgan was the donor of this object.

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