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Textile with Brocade

14th century
Made in Egypt
Silk, metal thread
Overall: 11 x 12 in. (27.9 x 30.5 cm) Storage (Mat): 17 × 27 in. (43.2 × 68.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1946
Accession Number:
Not on view
[ Giorgio Sangiorgi, Rome]; [ Adolph Loewi, Inc., Los Angeles (sold 1946)]
Art Institute of Chicago. "Exhibition of Early Silks and Velvets," December 6, 1949–March 6, 1950.

Peck, Amelia, ed. Interwoven Globe: The Worldwide Textile Trade, 1500–1800. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2013. pp. 140–41, fig. 124.

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