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Fragment (Italy), 14th century

This is a Fragment. It is dated 14th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is silk, gold foil on gut wrapped around silk core and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous supplementary wefts (brocading). It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by John Pierpont Morgan. It is credited Gift of John Pierpont Morgan.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 27.3 x 18 cm (10 3/4 x 7 1/16 in.)

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Fragment (Italy), 14th century; silk, gold foil on gut wrapped around silk core; H x W: 27.3 x 18 cm (10 3/4 x 7 1/16 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-226

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