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Fragment

1300s
Overall: 26.7 x 14 cm (10 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)
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Description

On this textile fragment, a pair of phoenixes, affronted and nonregardant, flanking a floral motif are framed in an ogive formed by a vine with trifoliate leaves. This, in turn, is framed with a scrolling vine with leaves and pairs of small birds. The design is in Cyprian gold on a coral ground.
Fragment

Fragment

1300s

Iran or Iraq ?, Mongol period, 14th century

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