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Design of interlacing yellow bands. The intervening spaces woven with blue, red, and white silk.

Provenance

Probably acquired in Spain by Adolfo Loewi, Venice; 1927, gift of Loewi to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 3, 1927)

Credit Line

Gift of Adolfo Loewi

Spanish (Arabic), 14th–15th century

Dimensions

11 x 22 cm (4 5/16 x 8 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.22 x 0.11

Accession Number

27.155

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles