Textile fragment, tiny pattern, silk 14th century 14.5 x 22 cm
XIII-XIV C. German National Museum "Gold print on green silk, Rhenish" (Google translate); image from "Die Kunst des Zeugdrucks vom Mittelalter bis zur Empirezeit" 1898
14th c., Germany, Rhineland. Extant fragment. Black on linen; 26cm long 22cm wide. Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest, Hungary, No. 7290 http://collections.imm.hu/gyujtemeny/fabric-fragment/7696
Brocaded silk and metal panel, Italy, late 16th c.
Frammento di seta tessuta bizantina, V Museum, 1200-1399
Velvet Fragment, 1400-1450 Italy, Venice ?, first half 15th century velvet (cut, uncut, voided, brocaded); silk, Overall - h:38.50 w:24.20 cm (h:15 1/8 w:9 1/2 inches).
14th century, Brocade Italy, Green
LACMA Collections Online Textile fragment. India, Gujarat 13th-14th C Block printed? http://collections.lacma.org/node/205034
This woven silk is one of the most expensive luxury textiles of the 14th century and might have been used for secular or ecclesiastical dress or furnishings. The exotic birds and vine leaves in its composition represent designs that were new at the beginning of the 14th century. Birds and plants flow freely across the textiles, the former depicted in active poses, often ranged in pairs facing each other. Vine leaves also feature prominently.
Woven silk Place of origin: Spain (probably, made) Date: 14th or 15th century Materials and Techniques: Silk brocade, red satin ground with gold thread, blue green and white silks woven in two interlacing arabesque designs arranged within octagonal compartments and repeated in rows; small star shaped compartments filled with leaf ornament Museum number: 114-1896 | V&A