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Silk Damask 12th c. Medallion of Henry the Saint Reference : 10-0018 "This…

Silk Damask c. Medallion of Henry the Saint Reference : "This fabric is a reproduction of a byzantic textile from the second half of the century that was part of a dalmatic in Bamberg, Germany, in Munich National Museum. Probably woven in Sicily.

Woven silk from Byzantium early 12th century. Byzantine; 12th century held at the V&A. From the Tunica of St. Ulrich in St. Ulrich and St. Afra, Augsburg. 1\2 weft faced twill; single binding, paired figure harness warps; 3 wefts. Warps: binding and figure harness, Z, silk, light brown. Wefts : silk, purple, dark green, cream.

Compound weave, circles with lions, St Ulrich.

Textile History at The Museo Storico della Tappezzeria *Villa Spada * Bologna

Panel with a Griffin [Byzantine; Possibly from Greece or the Balkans] (2000.81) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art Panel with a Griffin, 1250–1300 Byzantine; Possibly from Greece or the Balkans  In the ancient world, the mythical beasts called griffins were symbols of royalty and protectors of the dead.

Panel with a Griffin, Byzantine; Possibly from Greece or the Balkans, Marble; In the ancient world, the mythical beasts called griffins were symbols of royalty and protectors of the x x cm)

1000-1199 (made), Byzantine, lampas

Woven silk Date (made) Descriptive line Byzantine;