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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 and its technique is twill with complementary wefts and inner warps (samite). 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

H x W: 22.3 x 32.2 cm (8 3/4 x 12 11/16 in.)

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Fragment (Spain); silk; H x W: 22.3 x 32.2 cm (8 3/4 x 12 11/16 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-312

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