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Fragment with faded orange silk ground patterned with gold-metallic yarns with basilisks and griffins with lions and dogs issuing from conventionalized castles

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

Italian, second half of 14th century

Object Place

Lucca, Italy

Dimensions

51.3 x 61.6 cm (20 3/16 x 24 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

30.654

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold-metallic thread; lampas

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles