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Fragment (Spain)

This is a Fragment. It is dated late 17th century and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is silk and its technique is damassé (5-harness satin, interruption of 2, warp-faced for background plus 4/1 twill, weft-faced for pattern). It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Friends of Textiles.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 370 x 51 cm (12 ft. 1 11/16 in. x 20 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Fragment (Spain); silk; Warp x Weft: 370 x 51 cm (12 ft. 1 11/16 in. x 20 1/16 in.); Museum purchase from Friends of Textiles; 1973-38-1

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