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Piece of silk

Green silk brocaded with gilt membrane on linen yarn. Confronting deer and birds above and below palmette.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Italian, 14th century

Object Place

Lucca, Italy

Dimensions

Overall (c): 6 x 22 cm (2 3/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1973.10a-c

Medium or Technique

Silk; compound woven

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles