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Silk weaving

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Warp: green silk forming satin ground, with supplementary red and pink warps which tie in pattern wefts. Weft: which forms design, red, yellow, and white silk. Design: conventionalized symmetrical leaves, and scrolls woven with red outlined with white, and a little yellow outlined with white,...

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Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Hispano-Moresque, late 14–early 15th century


Height x width: 41.5 x 25.5 cm (16 5/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts