Height x width: 23 x 19 cm (9 1/16 x 7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk; Compound woven silk, and metallic gold thread
Not On View
Ground of red silk; the design consists of part of a roundel which shows the leg of an animal; probably a gryphon; a border enclosing discs frames the roundel; which is surrounded by floral motifs and rosettes framed by a circular border similar to that of the roundel; the design is woven with dark brown silk and metallic gold threads.
By 1939, Adolph Loewi, Venice and Beverly Hills, CA [see note 1]; 1941, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $266. (Accession Date: February 13, 1941)
 Dr. Emil Pollak had a 40% share in the textile.
Arthur Mason Knapp Fund