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Compound weaving (one of two pieces)

Two confronting dragons attacking small animal using its feet and tail. Dragons in gilt membrane linen yarns all over yellow floral arabesque pattern: green background.

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

Italian, 14th century

Object Place

Lucca, Italy

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Compound woven


Textiles and Fashion Arts