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What is this?

Length of woven silk with lace-like serpentine bands framing symmetrical floral elements in pastel colors on an off-white ground.

This is a fragment from Spain. It is dated 18th 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: plain weave with continuous and discontinuous supplementary weft patterning

Its dimensions are

H x W (a): 70.5 x 85.7 cm (27 3/4 x 33 3/4 in.) H x W (b): 14.3 x 85.7 cm (5 5/8 x 33 3/4 in.)

John Pierpont Morgan was the donor of this object.

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