Textile fragment 14th–15th century 68 x 21 cm, Textile fragment with gold ground, gold weft (gilded skin wound on yellow silk, worn and tarnished) covering red silk warp; design of arabesques forming rows of arches woven with green, blue, and white silk weft and red warp (satin). The white silk has largely disappeared.
Paola Frattaroli, ricostruzione grafica e cromatico-texturizzata del tessuto del melograno verde da Andrea Mantegna, Camera degli Sposi, 1465-1474, Castello di San Giorgio, Mantova, 2012, scala 1:1, tempera su carta, 140×70 cm di rapporto
Silk Fragment, 14th-15th century Spain, Islamic period, 14th-15th century lampas weave, silk, Average - h:31.10 w:30.50 cm (h:12 3/16 w:12 inches). Thirty-fifth anniversary gift 1951.399. Cleveland Museum of Art.
GRICCIA, PERIOD: From the first quarter of the XV century to the middle of the XVI century DESCRIPTION: Succession of vegetative motifs such as pine cones, tree trunks, pomegranites, thistle and lotus flowers in a vertical and wavy composition. TECHNIQUE: Pile on pile velvet with gold or silver brocade or boucle with a tabby, satin or gold teletta.
Textile fragment second half of 14th century 51.3 x 61.6 cm Fragment with faded orange silk ground patterned with gold-metallic yarns with basilisks and griffins with lions and dogs issuing from conventionalized cast