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Ground of red satin patterned with interlacing octagons and poly-lobed medallions enclosing geometric ornament and arabesques woven with worn and tarnished metal thread (gilded skin wound on linen) and blue, green and yellow silk; crossed by band with affronted buds divided by trees woven with...

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Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Spanish, 13th–14th century

Object Place

possibly Granada, Spain


55.9 x 32.7 cm (22 x 12 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk and gold-metallic thread; lampas


Textiles and Fashion Arts