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Spanish Arabic, 11-12th c, believed to have come from the Cathedral of Siguenza, Guadalajara, Spain. Fragment with two incomplete large roundels joined by interlace. Interior pattern includes large bird, 4 bands of script, 2 roundels with cats(?). Bird with human face times around roundel. ...

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Provenance

Believed to have come from the Cathedral of Siguenza, Guadalajara, Spain; purchased by the MFA, 1953.

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund

Spanish-Arabic, 11th–12th century

Object Place

Guadalajara, Spain

Dimensions

Length x width: 12.1 x 20.3 cm (4 3/4 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

53.118.2

Medium or Technique

Silk brocaded with gold

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles