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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Textile, 13th century

type: textile

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Fragment of woven silk containing one full and most of a second roundel, surrounded by interlaced bands forming star and rosette motifs. In the upper roundel, two confronted figures toast each other with cups raised; in the lower roundel the figure on the right raises a cup and the other figure a long-necked bottle. In dark blue, green, orange-red, and white on a gold metallic ground.

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John Pierpont Morgan

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