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Border Fragments (Italy)

This is a Border fragments. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is silk and its technique is supplementary warp forming cut and uncut raised 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: 29 x 41 cm (11 7/16 x 16 1/8 in.)

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Border Fragments (Italy); Previously owned by Antonio Vivês y Escudero (Spanish, 1859–1925) ; silk; H x W: 29 x 41 cm (11 7/16 x 16 1/8 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-572-a,b

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