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Textile, 16th century

This is a Textile. It is dated 16th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is silk, gilded parchment wrapped around silk core and its technique is fancy compound satin. 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: 64 x 28 cm (25 3/16 in. x 11 in.)

It is inscribed

in cartouche on side of howdah: (trans.) "the work of Ghiyath"

Cite this object as

Textile, 16th century; Previously owned by Francisco Miquel y Badía (Spanish, 1840–1899); silk, gilded parchment wrapped around silk core; H x W: 64 x 28 cm (25 3/16 in. x 11 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-780

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