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Fragment

Fragment of silk weaving with small motifs repeating separately in each row-spots, flowers with 2 leaves, cartouches. Wefts-red, blue, metallic yarns. Field of natural white plain weave silk. Border stripe in red with metallic brocading yarn.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

probably 14th–15th century

Accession Number

40.51

Medium or Technique

Silk; weaving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles