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Silk weaving reproduction

Reproduction of 8th-10th century silk in Cathedral at Sens. Compound weft-faced twill: silk wefts and warp (organzine). Pattern shows pairs of affronted peacocks inside roundels; in interspaces, 8-pointed stars in ovals. Colors: neutral purple, light green, salmon pink and beige. Surface abraded...

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Credit Line

Gift of M. Gabriel Vial

French (Lyon), 1927–39

Object Place

France

Accession Number

1976.49

Medium or Technique

Silk weaving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles