Part of a Buskin

Part of a Buskin

Catalog #  Part of a buskinRegion EnglandTime period 1220-1250Structure straight twill (right hand twill)  with design embroidered all over. The design is reminiscant of early roman extiles swirling cirlces surrounding figures of teh head of state with added floral motifs in betweenMeasurements 12 inches high by 9 inches wide remainWarp (fibre and twist direction)Weft (fibre and twist direction)Epi:Ppi:DesignGeneral notes Not much of this tetile remains. What is a buskin? Is the wear perhaps consisten with use. I ta pears to be somewhat damaged by wax.

Culture: 
English
Museum Rereference Number: 
1380- 1901