Textile with Architectural Fountain Guarded by Lions, Silk, metal thread, Italian

Textile with Architectural Fountain Guarded by Lions

Date:
14th century
Geography:
Made in Lucca (?)
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Silk, metal thread
Dimensions:
Overall: 14 x 9 in. (35.6 x 22.9 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
09.50.980
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed: (below building) Cufic (?)
Friedrich Fischbach
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Catalogue of a Special Exhibition of Textiles. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1915–16. no. 77, p. 30.

Warren, Garnet, and Cheney Brothers. The Romance of Design. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1926. p. 53, ill.