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Large yellow palmette with interior deer and small stylized leaves and stems on green background. Fragmentary and discolored. Compound weaving.

Provenance

By 1939, Adolph Loewi, Venice and Los Angeles; 1948, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $180. (Accession Date: May 13, 1948)

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

Italian, 14th century

Object Place

Italy (?)

Dimensions

13 x 21 cm (5 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

48.380

Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles