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Textile, Layla and Majnun

This is a Textile. It is dated 16th–17th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is silk, metallic threads and its technique is two intercrossed plain weave structures (double cloth). 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: 32.4 x 33 cm (12 3/4 in. x 13 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile, Layla and Majnun; Previously owned by Francisco Miquel y Badia (Spanish, 1840 - 1899); Iran; silk, metallic threads; H x W: 32.4 x 33 cm (12 3/4 in. x 13 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-379

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