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Fragments. Warp: brown wool; six to a centimetre. Weft: brown wool; three threads together. Knots: wool on single warp; 16 to square centimetre. Design: conventionalized flowers and birds in yellow, blue, and green, and a little white on neutral orange ground. Worn, many holes.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Spanish, 16th–17th century

Dimensions

63 x 60.5 cm (24 13/16 x 23 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: a. .605 x .63 b. .44 x .24 c. .36 x .23 d. .39 x .235

Accession Number

31.371

Medium or Technique

Wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles