Textile fragment

Italian (Sicily)
13th century


Object Place: Sicily, Italy

Dimensions

12.5 x 14 cm (4 15/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

48.381

Medium or Technique

Silk compound weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Gold colored silk textile patterned with eight-pointed star with fleur de lis attached to each point

Provenance

Raphael Stora, New York; sold by Stora to Adolph Loewi, Los Angeles; 1948, sold by Loewi to the MFAfor $35. (Accession Date: May 13, 1948)

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund