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Fragment (Italy), 15th century

This is a Fragment. It is dated 15th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is silk, metallic and its technique is supplementary warp loops in plain weave foundation (velvet) with brocaded supplementary weft. 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: 57.2 x 37 cm (22 1/2 x 14 9/16 in.)

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Fragment (Italy), 15th century; silk, metallic; H x W: 57.2 x 37 cm (22 1/2 x 14 9/16 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-386

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18130827/ |title=Fragment (Italy), 15th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=17 June 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>