Mesopotamian, found in Egypt
11 x 9 cm (4 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: (Height of lion .06) .09 x .11
Medium or Technique
Silk and cotton plain weave embroidered with silk and metallic thread
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Ground: cream colored mulham. Design: conventionalized lion, worked with couched gold threads (metal wound on cream silk), and light green, cream, light blue, and brown silk, in split stitch. Two pieces put together, very brittle, ground cracking. Part of 31.443-444. See note.
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund