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Fragment (Spain)

This is a Fragment. It is dated 13th century and we acquired it in 1939. Its medium is silk, metallic and its technique is two interconnected plain weave structures (lampas). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

  • Cushion Cover (Greece)
  • silk embroidery on linen foundation.
  • Gift of Provident Securities Company from the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. William....
  • 1955-133-2

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 18.1 x 16.8 cm (7 1/8 x 6 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Fragment (Spain); silk, metallic; Warp x Weft: 18.1 x 16.8 cm (7 1/8 x 6 5/8 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1938-78-1

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