Textile fragment 14th–15th century 68 x 21 cm, Textile fragment with gold ground, gold weft (gilded skin wound on yellow silk, worn and tarnished) covering red silk warp; design of arabesques forming rows of arches woven with green, blue, and white silk weft and red warp (satin). The white silk has largely disappeared.
Cloth of gold depicting winged lions and griffins, Central Asia, circa 1240–60, Ilkhanid (Mongol) period. Silk, gold thread; lampas weave; 124.00 x 48.80 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1989.50