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1902

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Fragment (Spain)

This is a Fragment. It is dated 13th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is silk, metal wrapped around linen core and its technique is samite (complementary weft twill with inner warps). It is a part of the Textiles department.

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

  • Textile (Spain)
  • silk, metallic (gilded parchment wound around linen core).
  • Gift of John Pierpont Morgan.
  • 1902-1-251

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft (A): 41 x 19 cm (16 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.) Warp x Weft (B): 7.6 x 34.3 cm (3 in. x 13 1/2 in.)

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Fragment (Spain); silk, metal wrapped around linen core; Warp x Weft (A): 41 x 19 cm (16 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.) Warp x Weft (B): 7.6 x 34.3 cm (3 in. x 13 1/2 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-253-a,b

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