Textile Fragment with the Nasrid Coat of Arms

A work made of silk and gilt-animal-substrate-wrapped silk; satin weave with secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts.
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  • A work made of silk and gilt-animal-substrate-wrapped silk; satin weave with secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts.

Date:

Nasrid Dynasty (1232–1492), c. 1400

Artist:

Spain; probably Granada

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Textiles

Artist

Islamic

Title

Textile Fragment with the Nasrid Coat of Arms

Origin

Spain

Date

1395–1405

Medium

Silk and gilt-animal-substrate-wrapped silk; satin weave with secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts

Inscriptions

Kufic inscription (translation): Glory to our Lord the Sultan

Dimensions

42 x 19.7 cm (16 1/2 x 7 3/4 in.) Repeat: 31.3 x 9.6 cm (12 1/4 x 3 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Mrs. Edwin A. Seipp

Reference Number

1950.1149

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