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Tablet-Woven Mitre Streamer, 12th century

  • German

Tablet weaving: silk with supplementary metallic thread

  • Overall: 16 1/2 × 3 inches (41.9 × 7.6 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Octavia W. Bates Fund

50.37

Bardini collection (Florence, Italy)

(Adolph Loewi, Los Angeles, California, USA)

Joseph Brummer (New York, New York, USA)

Disegni (New York, New York, USA)

(Adolph Loewi, Los Angeles, California, USA)

1950-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Joseph Brummer Sale. Sales cat., Parke-Bernet Galleries. New York, May 11-14, 1949, no. 530. Weibel, A. C. Two thousand Years of Textiles. New York, 1952, no. 186. Barnet, P. Clothed in Majesty: European Ecclesiastical Textiles from the Detroit Institute of Arts. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, 1991, no. 1, p. 15.

German, Tablet-Woven Mitre Streamer, 12th century, tablet weaving: silk with supplementary metallic thread. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Octavia W. Bates Fund, 50.37.