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Brocade

Design of bands of geometric and interlacing forms woven with red, yellow, white, green, and dark neutral violet silk. Very much worn.

Provenance

Probably acquired in Spain by Adolfo Loewi, Venice; 1926, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $45. (Accession Date: December 2, 1926)

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Spanish (Arabic), 10th century

Accession Number

26.795

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles