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Mantle (Peru)

This is a Mantle. It is dated 17th–18th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is cotton warp, wool weft, silk and its technique is tapestry woven, interlocked warps and wefts. 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: 96.2 x 123.5 cm (37 7/8 x 48 5/8 in.)

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Mantle (Peru); Previously owned by Antonio Vivês y Escudero (Spanish, 1859–1925) ; cotton warp, wool weft, silk; H x W: 96.2 x 123.5 cm (37 7/8 x 48 5/8 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-783

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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