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Border Fragment

This is a Border fragment. It is dated 16th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is silk and its technique is supplementary warp forming raised pile in a satin foundation (velvet). 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: 47 x 29.3 cm (18 1/2 x 11 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Border Fragment; Previously owned by Antonio Vivês y Escudero (Spanish, 1859–1925) ; silk; H x W: 47 x 29.3 cm (18 1/2 x 11 9/16 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-534

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