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Ground and part of the design black silk; figures of animals and birds, of brown silk or linen, which in places, has the appearance of having been wound with metal. A similar piece is illustrated and described as above, in Collection d' Anciennes d' Étoffes, réunies et déscrites par Mme....

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, Lucca, 14th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 47 x 30 cm (18 1/2 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.613

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; compound woven silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles