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Silk double cloth with chevron pattern of fleurs-de-lis in contrasting blue and natural-color bands; stylized Islamic script on borders. Condition: stained, brittle, missing areas, selvedge on one side turned and sewn. Said to have been part of shroud of Guy de Lusignan (D. 1194), King of...

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Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Fragment of a shroud of Guy de Lusignon, d.1194

European, 1150–1200

Object Place

Europe

Dimensions

32 x 53 cm (12 5/8 x 20 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 53.0 x 32.0 cm

Accession Number

40.53

Medium or Technique

Silk double cloth

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles