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1902

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Orphrey Band Fragment (Germany), 15th century

This is a Orphrey band fragment. It is dated 15th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is silk, linen. metallic. 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: 40.9 x 8.7 cm (16 1/8 x 3 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

A repetition of "Idenau brucke" (I am the bridge)

Cite this object as

Orphrey Band Fragment (Germany), 15th century; silk, linen. metallic; H x W: 40.9 x 8.7 cm (16 1/8 x 3 7/16 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-346

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