Medium: silk, linen wound with silvered goldbeater's skin Technique: plain weave with supplementary wefts | 14th century

Unknown Maker

Fragment of woven silk with a teardrop-shaped motif, filled with small flowering vine, flanked by confronted eagles and addorsed gazelles. In blue and tan with silver metallic.

Object: 1938-84-1

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