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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, metallic thread (beaten gold on vellum wrapped around linen core) and its technique is 4&1 satin patterned with plain weave (lampas). 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

H x W: 25.6 x 59.8 cm (10 1/16 x 23 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Fragment (Italy), 14th century; silk, metallic thread (beaten gold on vellum wrapped around linen core); H x W: 25.6 x 59.8 cm (10 1/16 x 23 9/16 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-272

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