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Embroidery Fragment

Date:
14th century
Culture:
Swiss
Medium:
Silk embroidery on linen plain weave
Dimensions:
Overall: 13 1/4 x 21 1/16 in. (33.7 x 53.5 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 2010
Accession Number:
2010.28
Not on view
Leopold Iklé, Saint Gall, Switzerland and family by descent ; sale, Christie's, London, December 4, 2007, lot 15) ; [ Sam Fogg Ltd., London (sold 2010)]
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