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Fragments

Unknown17th–early 18th century

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Metallic scrolling stylized floral stems in a red satin foundation.

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  • Title: Fragments
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 17th–early 18th century
  • Provenance: ex. coll. Antonio Vives y Escudero
  • Dimensions: Warp x Weft: 77.5 x 51.5 cm (30 1/2 x 20 1/4 in.)
  • Type: Fragments
  • Rights: Gift of John Pierpont Morgan
  • Medium: Medium: silk, metallic thread (narrow strips of gold and silver metallic foil wound onto silk core) Technique: 7&1 satin patterned by weft floats and discontinuous supplementary wefts

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