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Silk fragment

Square fragment of silk samit, 1/2 twill with blue and yellow wefts creating design of aternate rows of rosettes and eight-pointed stars in lozenge-shaped panels in yellow on a blue ground. Worn with holes, stained with white substance.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

Italian or Spanish, 13th century

Object Place

Italy or Spain

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk samit


Textiles and Fashion Arts