This is a Border fragment. It is dated 16th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is silk and its technique is supplementary warp forming raised pile in a satin foundation (velvet). It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
John Pierpont Morgan.
It is credited
Gift of John Pierpont Morgan.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 47 x 29.3 cm (18 1/2 x 11 9/16 in.)
Cite this object as
Border Fragment; Previously owned by Antonio Vivês y Escudero (Spanish, 1859–1925) ; silk; H x W: 47 x 29.3 cm (18 1/2 x 11 9/16 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-534