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Fragment of a tapestry border

The ground is of dark blue wool. The design of groups of leaves and fruit bound together with ribbon, is woven with various shades of blue, green, yellow, red, brown and pinkish violet wool.

Credit Line

Gift of Frank Gair Macomber

Flemish or French, Probably late 15th–early 16th century

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Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts