Fragment with paired phoenixes in vines

Persian
Ilkhanid Dynasty
Second half of the 14th century


Object Place: Tabriz or Sultaniya, Iran

Dimensions

19 x 13.4 cm (7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

41.495

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold- and silver-wrapped linen; lampas

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Blue ground with design of mythical birds in vines and leaves.

Provenance

By 1939, Adolph Loewi, Venice and Beverly Hills, CA; 1941, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $570. (Accession Date: June 5, 1941)

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund