This is a Fragment. It is dated 15th–16th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is silk and its technique is two integrated fabric structures, 5-harness satin patterned by plain weave (lampas). It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
John Pierpont Morgan.
It is credited
Gift of John Pierpont Morgan.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 24 x 47.6 cm (9 7/16 x 18 3/4 in.)
It is inscribed
(Translated) "Glory to our Lord, the Sultan".
Cite this object as
Fragment (Spain); Previously owned by Francisco Miquel y Badia (Spanish, 1840 - 1899); silk; H x W: 24 x 47.6 cm (9 7/16 x 18 3/4 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-300