This is a Textile. It is dated late 15th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is silk, metallic yarns and its technique is supplementary warp forming raised pile (velvet) in a 4&1 satin foundation, with discontinuous supplementary wefts (brocading). It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
John Pierpont Morgan.
It is credited
Gift of John Pierpont Morgan.
Its dimensions are
Warp x Weft: 116.8 x 22.9 cm (46 x 9 in.)
Cite this object as
Textile (Italy); Previously owned by Antonio Vivês y Escudero (Spanish, 1859–1925) ; silk, metallic yarns; Warp x Weft: 116.8 x 22.9 cm (46 x 9 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-743