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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Textile, 15th century

type: textile

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Fragment of woven silk with eight-pointed stars containing regardant leopards alternating with palmettes and leaf forms. The stars are formed from parallelograms with lattice-like fillings. The leopard paris are surrounded by inlaced bands and pointed foliage. In cream and gold on a dark blue ground.

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Donor
John Pierpont Morgan

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Textiles

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