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Red silk ground, with a design in white linen, of two lion like beasts affronted with a castle between them. A narrow border at the top and bottom with a running vine design and a narrow red silk fringe across the bottom.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel

Sicilian, 16th century


Overall (Object folded; old dimension retained): 11.5 x 78 cm (4 1/2 x 30 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; damask


Textiles and Fashion Arts