Spain, Islamic period, 13th century / Silk Fragment / c. 1279Spain, Islamic period, 13th century
Silk Fragment
c. 1279

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Creator Nationality: Spain, Islamic period, 13th century
Creator Name-CRT: Spain, Islamic period, 13th century
Title: Silk Fragment
Title Type: Primary
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Creation Start Date: 1274
Creation End Date: 1284
Creation Date: c. 1279
Object Type: Textiles
Classification Term: Textile
Materials and Techniques: plain compound cloth; silk and gold
Dimensions: Average: 1.5cm x 41cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1927.486
Credit Line: Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund
Provenance: (Adolph Loewi, Venice). Sewn to the edge of CMA 1927.30, which is of the same silk used as patches on San Valero vestments in Barcelona Museum which, according to documentary evidence, were bought in 1279 in Tarragona and given to the church of San Vincent, Roda (near Lerida) and dedicated to San Valero.
Style or Period: Spain, Islamic period, 13th century
AMICA ID: CMA_.1927.486
AMICA Library Year: 2003
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