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Fragment with paired phoenixes in vines

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Blue ground with design of mythical birds in vines and leaves.

Provenance

By 1939, Adolph Loewi, Venice and Beverly Hills, CA; 1941, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $570. (Accession Date: June 5, 1941)

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Persian, Ilkhanid Dynasty, Second half of the 14th century

Object Place

Tabriz or Sultaniya, Iran

Dimensions

19 x 13.4 cm (7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

41.495

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold- and silver-wrapped linen; lampas

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles