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Catalog Data

Medium:
Medium: silk and metallic Technique: twill
Dimensions:
H x W: 38.1 × 26.4 cm (15 in. × 10 3/8 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Fragment
Made in:
Spain, Italy, or Iraq
Date:
13th or 14th century
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Paired parrots and horned quadrupeds against a background of verdant foliage. Entire piece has been dyed black although it was probable that it was originally in several colors.
Credit Line:
Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
Accession Number:
1896-1-77
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4fd23b609-ba90-4dd5-90e8-7f314297b52a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1896-1-77