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Vestment fragment

Fragment from vestment of "St. Bernard Calvó", Episcopal Museum Vich, Catalonia. Ground: pale brown silk. Design: shows hind feet of lion and section of circular border, woven with red and green.

Provenance

Probably acquired in Spain by Adolfo Loewi, Venice; 1928, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $2745 [see note 1]. (Accession Date: June 7, 1928) NOTES: [1] Seven textiles (MFA accession nos. 28.320 - 28.326) were purchased for this amount.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Spanish, 12th century

Accession Number

28.325

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes