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Tapestry (Italy)

This is a Tapestry. It is dated 14th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is silk, metal wrapped linen and its technique is lampas (two interconnected twills). It is a part of the Textiles department.

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

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft (A): 26.7 x 20 cm (10 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.) Warp x Weft (B): 9.5 x 16.8 cm (3 3/4 x 6 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Tapestry (Italy); Previously owned by Francisco Miquel y Badia (Spanish, 1840 - 1899); silk, metal wrapped linen; Warp x Weft (A): 26.7 x 20 cm (10 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.) Warp x Weft (B): 9.5 x 16.8 cm (3 3/4 x 6 5/8 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-242-a,b

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