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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Fragment, 14th century

type: Fragment

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Arranged in horizontal rows, a lion with a peacock tail attacking a gazelle, and a phoenix attacking a smaller bird, in gold metallic thread. The ground is a fine herringbone twill with small ivy vines, in gold on green with blue blossoms.

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Donor
John Pierpont Morgan

Department

Textiles

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