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Piece of brocade

Spanish
14th century


Dimensions

46 x 20 cm (18 1/8 x 7 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.20 x 0.46

Accession Number

26.798

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

From same piece as 07.440 (compare). Interlacing design woven with red, yellow, blue, white, and green silk.

Provenance

Probably acquired in Spain by Adolfo Loewi, Venice; 1926, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $225. (Accession Date: December 2, 1926)

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund