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Kneeling angels, on each side of a ciborium, above and below. Satus written both backward and forward. Ground soft pinkish yellow; design woven of linen thread wound with thin strips of gilded parchment (Cyprian gold) and white and light blue silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 15th century

Dimensions

14 x 22 cm (5 1/2 x 8 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .22 x .14

Accession Number

07.624

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles