Fragment of brocade

Spanish (Arabic)
13th century


Object Place: Spain

Dimensions

12 x 18.5 cm (4 3/4 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.377

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Two blue bands with repeating interlacing diamond motif on either side of a band of red script bordered with yellow chevron pattern.

Provenance

1946, Giorgio Sangiorgi (b. 1886 - d. 1965), Rome; 1946, sold by Sangiorgi to Adolph Loewi, Los Angeles; 1948, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $35. (Accession Date: May 13, 1948)

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund