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Dull light violet satin ground. The design of scrolling stems bearing large and small leaves, griffins and peacocks, is woven with flesh color and yellow silk and gilded gold beater's skin.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 14th century

Dimensions

18 x 63 cm (7 1/16 x 24 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .63 x .18

Accession Number

15.844

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles