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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Textile, 11th–12th century

type: textile

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Fragment of woven silk containing six pearl roundels, in sky blue and dark green on a red ground. The top two roundels enclose confronted elephants, the middle two addorsed senmurvs, and the bottom two confronted hippocampi. Four-lobed rosettes with elaborate floriated edges in interspaces.

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John Pierpont Morgan

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Textiles

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