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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, metallic and its technique is float patterned plain weave. 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 (A): 22.9 × 42.2 cm (9 in. × 16 5/8 in.) H x W (B): 16.4 × 18.1 cm (6 7/16 × 7 1/8 in.) H x W (C): 19.1 × 15.6 cm (7 1/2 × 6 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Translated; "Praise be to God"

Cite this object as

Fragment (Spain); Previously owned by Francisco Miquel y Badia (Spanish, 1840 - 1899); silk, metallic; H x W (A): 22.9 × 42.2 cm (9 in. × 16 5/8 in.) H x W (B): 16.4 × 18.1 cm (6 7/16 × 7 1/8 in.) H x W (C): 19.1 × 15.6 cm (7 1/2 × 6 1/8 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-229-a/c

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