Silk, warp-float faced 2:1 twill weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound by secondary binding warps in plain interlacings
23.5 × 29.4 cm (9 1/4 × 11 1/2 in.)
Repeat: 15.7 × 12.7 cm (6 1/4 × 5 in.)
Restricted gift of Mr. and Mrs. John V. Farwell III
Extended information about this artwork
Christa C. Mayer Thurman. Textiles in The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1992), pp. 17-18, 143.
Mannowsky, W. Der Danziger Paramentenschatz: Kirchliche Gewänder und Stickereien aus der Marienkirche. Leipzig: Verlag Schmidt & Günther, 1938. Vol. 5, plate 6, no. 3, see also plate 5.
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Kühnel, Ernst. Islamische Stoffe aus Aegyptischen Gräbern. Berlin: Verlag Ernst Wasmuth, 1927.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Annual Report 1982/83, fig. 63, p. 47.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Allerton and Cheney Galleries, Gift, Bequest and Purchase- A Selection of Textile Acquisitions from 1982-1987, March 18- August 14, 1989
The Art Institute of Chicago, European Textile Masterpieces from Coptic Times through the 19th Century, September 27, 1989- January 22,1990
The Art Institute of Chicago, Gallery 50B, Department of Asian Art, November 11, 2014- February 27, 2015
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