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Gift of Mrs. Herbert Lawrence
Such small regular repeat patterns are typical of the period 1550-1650. See similar in European Textiles in the Keir Collection, Monique and Donald King, No. 129; also the diagrams in Baroque and Rococo Silks by Thornton, B(i) - B(iv) and examples in Storia dei Tessuti d'Arte in Italia by Podreider, figs. 252-255, p. 225.