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Fragment (Spain)

This is a Fragment. It is dated 15th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is silk and its technique is two integrated structures; 3&1 twill and 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: 17.7 x 8.3 cm (6 15/16 x 3 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

(Translated). "Everlasting glory and...?" and "Beatitude"

Cite this object as

Fragment (Spain); Previously owned by Francisco Miquel y Badia (Spanish, 1840 - 1899); silk; H x W: 17.7 x 8.3 cm (6 15/16 x 3 1/4 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-303

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