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
Curving Vine with Palmette Leaves, 1400s Spain, Granada ?, Islamic period, Nasrid period, 15th century lampas: a combination of two weaves, satin weave and plain weave; silk, Overall - h:29.90 w:20.00 cm (h:11 3/4 w:7 13/16 inches).
Etoffe aux chevrons inscrits et fleurs de lys / Suaire de Guy de Lusignan Lieu de production : Syrie ou Egypte Date / période : XIVe siècle Matériaux et techniques : Double-étoffe façonnée, soie, base taffetas Dimensions : H. 36 ; l. 10,29 cm Lieu de conservation : Musée des Tissus de Lyon Numéro d'inventaire : 27.584
Woven silk Place of Origin Spain (made) Date 15th century (made) Artist/maker Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques Woven Silk Dimensions Length: 28 in, Width: 36 in
Textile with Coiled Dragons, Jin dynasty (1115–1234), China. Plain-weave silk brocaded with metallic thread. The coiled dragon, as a pattern for princes' robes, dates from the Tang dynasty and was also used for garments in the Song and Xixia dynasties. This example is an early instance of a dragon with five claws. It is woven in a variant of the brocading technique first seen in a Jin-dynasty princely tomb of 1162.
Fragment of Velvet, 15th century Spain, 15th century velvet (cut, voided, and brocaded); silk and silver-gilt strips, Average - h:69.90 w:31.50 cm (h:27 1/2 w:12 3/8 inches). Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1951.494
16th century, Spain
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.
Part of embroidered Aumonière (including a fantastic knot!), 14th century. From the Benedictine Abbey of St. Mihiel. (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée de Cluny - musée national du Moyen-Âge) / Jean-Gilles Berizzi.
Curving Vine with Palmette Leaves, 1400s Spain, Granada ?, Islamic period, Nasrid period, 15th century