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Fragment

Design, two lozenges, side by side, bearing coats-of-arms, surrounded with scrolling leaves and surmounted by a bird with spread wings. The ground is of brown wool, and white, yellow and dark-blue silk.

Provenance

Gift of Charles Henry Parker,From the Estate of Alfred Greenough

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Possibly Italian,

Accession Number

85.73

Medium or Technique

Wool and Silk; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles