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Woven Tapestry Fragment
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 453
The repeat checker-board pattern of this textile bears a design of a standing lion in profile, printed in gold against the brown squares and with reddish underdrawing against the light squares.
George D. Pratt, New York (until 1931)
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