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Gold colored silk textile patterned with eight-pointed star with fleur de lis attached to each point

Provenance

Raphael Stora, New York; sold by Stora to Adolph Loewi, Los Angeles; 1948, sold by Loewi to the MFAfor $35. (Accession Date: May 13, 1948)

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

Italian (Sicily), 13th century

Object Place

Sicily, Italy

Dimensions

12.5 x 14 cm (4 15/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

48.381

Medium or Technique

Silk compound weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles