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Fragment of embroidery

European
probably 12th century


Object Place: Europe

Dimensions

9 x 20 cm (3 9/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.655

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment with incomplete roundel enclosing a lion; small repeating U-shape motifs sewn with 2 bands of yellow/gold. Gilt yarns embroidered on green silk. Probably part of a mitre.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund