Brocade Fleur de Lis, Dark Blue and Gold, DEFECTS, 0,5m

Reference : 103-01-0029

Replica of historical brocade with the famous fleur-de-lis pattern.

Our reproduction is based primarily on the preserved original Sicilian brocade from the 13th century. The fabric is decorated with heraldic pattern of lily - a symbol of purity. This motif was abundant on textiles through the Middle Ages up to the baroque. During the reign of Louis VI. the heraldic motif of lily called "fleur-de-lis" was used as a royal symbol of France, but later on it was shown on many other heraldic symbols of cities (New Orleans to name one). It was typically a golden pattern on a dark blue background.

The original extant textile dated to the 13th century which we followed is deposited at the Metropolitan Museum in New York.

In our Pinterest Gallery we dedicated a separate board to the fleur-de-lis pattern.

  • Colour : _ 160 - dark blue
  • Defect type : weave defects
  • Fiber Content : Warp - Polyester / Weft - Rayon
  • Pattern Repeat Size of pattern given in cm, measured along the weft (horizontally). : 6.3 cm / 2.6"
  • Period : 13th century
  • Weight mm (mommes) is a japanese weight unit used for silk fabrics. 1 mm = 4,33 g/m2. : ~ 42m/m | 180g/m2
  • Width : 75 cm ± 5 cm | 30" ± 2"
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