Sunday, October 5, 2014

Medieval Textiles

Some surviving wonders. Above, the Imperial Cope of Roger of Sicily, c. 1135.

Silk purse from France, early 14th century. This is from the Met, along with everything else here except the two royal copes.

Silk fragment from Lucca, Italy, 14th century.

Star Mantle of Emperor Henry II, early 11th century.

Fourteenth-century Orprhey (Embroidered border) from England.


Silk fragments from Lucca, Italy, c. 1375.

And one more from Lucca, early 14th century.

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