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The ground is grayish blue silk. The design arranged in horizontal bands is woven with white and pinkish red silk, and linen thread wound with very much tarnished gilded gold beaters skin. In the wider bands are palmettes, hunting leopards, dogs and birds. In the narrower bands are animals,...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 14th century

Dimensions

47 x 63 cm (18 1/2 x 24 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1633

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles