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What is this?

Yellow damassé showing the Pope's crown and crossed keys, Bishops' mitres and staves, and a Cardinal's hat with two tassels enclosed in a cartouche.

This is a fragment from Italy. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1923. Gift of Mrs. DeWitt Clinton Cohen. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: silk technique: damassé (5-harness satin plus 1/4 twill)

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 48 x 75.3 cm (18 7/8 x 29 5/8 in.)

Mrs. DeWitt Clinton Cohen was the donor of this object.

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