Tejido de círculos con leones del Instituto Valencia de Don Juan. Madrid.nejaky-spanelsky-text str 19
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Lions Framed by Elaborate Leaves | Cleveland Museum of Art Lions Framed by Elaborate Leaves, 1400s Spain, Toledo, Islamic period, Mudejar period, 15th century Lampas: a combination of two weaves, satin weave and plain weave; silk, Overall: 55.30 x 27.50 cm (21 3/4 x 10 13/16 inches). Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1944.240 Location: not on view Description Pairs of yellow lions are framed beneath arches formed by elaborate green leaves in this popular repeat pattern.
From a Byzantine textile and dated to the 11th-12th centuries and including an animal/bird/tree motif.