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Textile fragment

Textile fragment

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (possibly, made)
    Spain (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    late 14th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk velvet

  • Museum number:

    884-1899

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Solid cut pile chequered silk velvet, alternating squares of apricot and white pile. Two pieces sewn together.

Place of Origin

Italy (possibly, made)
Spain (possibly, made)

Date

late 14th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silk velvet

Dimensions

Height: 20.5 cm, Width: 9.5 cm

Descriptive line

Solid cut pile chequered silk velvet.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Monnas, Lisa, 'Developments in figured velvet weaving in Italy during the 14th century' in Bulletin de Liaison du Centre International D'étude des Textiles Anciens (Lyon: CIETA, no 63-64, 1986), pp.63-100.

Materials

Silk velvet

Techniques

Cut velvet

Categories

Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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