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Silk fragment

Italian or Spanish
13th century


Object Place: Italy or Spain

Dimensions

8.5 x 11 cm (3 3/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.522

Medium or Technique

Silk samit

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Square fragment of silk samit, 1/2 twill with blue and yellow wefts creating design of aternate rows of rosettes and eight-pointed stars in lozenge-shaped panels in yellow on a blue ground. Worn with holes, stained with white substance.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot