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Fragment, 17th century

This is a Fragment. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is silk and its technique is supplementary warp forming raised cut and uncut pile in 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: 19 x 20.3 cm (7 1/2 in. x 8 in.)

Cite this object as

Fragment, 17th century; Previously owned by Antonio Vivês y Escudero (Spanish, 1859–1925) ; silk; H x W: 19 x 20.3 cm (7 1/2 in. x 8 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-569

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