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Pinkish orange satin ground. The design, of which only portions appear, consists of birds affronted, heads turned, within pointed ovals, surrounded by an ogival, arabesque framework; woven with silk wound with gold.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 14th century

Dimensions

19 x 25 cm (7 1/2 x 9 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: About 0.25 x 0.19

Accession Number

04.1637

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles