Cover with Unicorns

Italian, Perugia

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Unicorns join wyverns, centaurs, and stags on this striped cloth, typical of the work of weavers in Perugia. Such cloths with characteristic blue bands were used in both homes and churches. Attractive and utilitarian, these "Perugian cloths" so clearly met a wide demand that the industry remained vibrant for several centuries.

Cover with Unicorns, Cotton and bast fibers, Italian, Perugia

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