Islamic Silk Tapestry

Illustration

Ian Abbey
by Metropolitan Museum of Art
published on 11 May 2022

12th-century textile fragment from the Shrine of San Librada, Sigüenza Cathedral, Spain. The tapestry was likely taken from Almeria after King Alfonso VII of Castile captured the city. It features patterns that were popular among the taifas and their Almoravid successors.

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Art, M. M. o. (2022, May 11). Islamic Silk Tapestry. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15798/islamic-silk-tapestry/

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