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Textile (Italy), late 16th–early 17th century

This is a Textile. It is dated late 16th–early 17th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is silk, metal foil strips, metal foil strips wrapped around silk core and its technique is plain weave with continuous and discontinuous supplementary wefts. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by John Pierpont Morgan. It is credited Gift of John Pierpont Morgan.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 18.1 x 83.8 cm (7 1/8 in. x 33 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile (Italy), late 16th–early 17th century; Previously owned by Francisco Miquel y Badia (Spanish, 1840 - 1899); silk, metal foil strips, metal foil strips wrapped around silk core; H x W: 18.1 x 83.8 cm (7 1/8 in. x 33 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-485-a/d

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