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Ground: blue silk. Design: stars and interlacing geometric forms woven with blue, green, yellow, red and white silk. Fine red silk warp and weft. Design brought out by additional colored wefts, about 23/centimetre on surface. Worn.

Credit Line

Gift of H. A. Elsberg

Spanish (Arabic), 14th–15th century

Dimensions

17 x 20 cm (6 11/16 x 7 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.20 x 0.17

Accession Number

29.156

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles