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Textile (Italy), late 15th century

This is a Textile. It is dated late 15th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is silk, metallic yarns and its technique is supplementary warp forming raised pile (velvet) in a 4&1 satin foundation, with discontinuous supplementary wefts (brocading). 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

Warp x Weft: 116.8 x 22.9 cm (46 x 9 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile (Italy), late 15th century; Previously owned by Antonio Vivês y Escudero (Spanish, 1859–1925) ; silk, metallic yarns; Warp x Weft: 116.8 x 22.9 cm (46 x 9 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-743

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