Lampas with foliate roundels

Lampas: silk and gold thread | 31.4 x 22.9cm | 1300s

Unknown Artist

This textile shows the development of the Hispano-Moresque style in the 1300s. The bright green, blue, white, and gold design against a rich red ground produces a jewel-like quality that was not seen again after the end of the century.

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