Weft-patterned fragment

Mongolian
13th–14th century


Object Place: Mongolian, Central Asia

Dimensions

18.7 x 27.9 cm (7 3/8 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

26.294

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold metallic thread

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pinkish orange satin with design suggestive of Chinese lotus flowers woven with gold thread (gilded skin).

Provenance

1926, Adolfo Loewi, Venice; 1926, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $2070.43 [see note 1]. (Accession Date: December 2, 1926)

NOTES:
[1] Seven textiles were acquired from Loewi for this amount (MFA accession nos. 26.290-26.296).

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund