Fragment of a Border with Repeated Pattern of Fantastic Winged Animals

Bleached linen: needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in two directions) and fringe | 28.8 x 143.2cm | 1500s-1600s

Unknown Artist

A four-legged animal pattern repeats in the top register, and winged birds appear in the central and bottom register. The birds, which are significantly larger in the central panel, may be peacocks.

Credit: Gift of J. H. Wade
Object: 1920.1245

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