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Textile fragment with gold ground, gold weft (gilded skin wound on yellow silk, worn and tarnished) covering red silk warp; design of arabesques forming rows of arches woven with green, blue, and white silk weft and red warp (satin). The white silk has largely disappeared.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Spanish, 14th–15th century

Object Place

Spain

Dimensions

Height x width: 68 x 21 cm (26 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

30.104

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold-metallic thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles