Aug 8, 2007

Lampas with foliate roundels

Lampas with foliate roundels


Lampas: silk and gold thread

Overall: 31.4 x 22.9 cm (12 3/8 x 9 in.); Mounted: 34.3 x 27.9 cm (13 1/2 x 11 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1939.42



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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T - Islamic
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