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Silk weaving reproduction

Reproduction fo 8th-10th century silk in Cathedral at Sens. Compound weft-faced twill: silk weft, mercerized cotton inner warp. Pattern shows pair oval sunbursts containing pairs of affronted lions, between two rows of paired dogs and feline beasts (cf. shroud of Saints Colombe and Loup, Sens)....

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Credit Line

Gift of M. Gabriel Vial

French (Lyon), 1927–39

Object Place

Lyon, France

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Medium or Technique

Silk weaving


Textiles and Fashion Arts