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Silk fragment

probably Italian or Spanish
13th century


Object Place: Italy or Spain (probably)

Dimensions

11.5 x 13 cm (4 1/2 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

35.78

Medium or Technique

Silk samit

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Irregular fragment of silk samit; 1/2 twill with blue and yellow, and red and white wefts paired together creating a diamond lattice inclosing alternating fleur de lis and 8-petalled flowers

Provenance

Städtisches Kunstmuseum, Düsseldorf. By 1934, Dr. H. Burg, Haarlem, the Netherlands; 1935, sold by Dr. H. Burg to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 7, 1935)

Credit Line

1931 Purchase Fund