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Brocade with spider motif, silk blend, gold and dark green

Product code 103 02-1019

Reproduction fabric of a medieval textile from the 14th century, in natural silk and rayon. Green brocade with gold thread. Perfect for historical costuming as well as modern interiors and contemporary fashions.

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Basic parameters
Width: 73 cm
Color: dark green
Content: 24% lurex, 27% silk, 49% rayon
Weight (gsm): 227 gsm
Weight (mm): 52 mm
Drape: slightly stiff
Pattern size: 19 cm
Pattern size (vertical): 22 cm
Availability: seasonal collection
Care:
Minimum order: 0.2 m
Bulk discount
1 - 9 m
33.00 $ / m
10 - 19 m
-5%
31.35 $ / m
20 - 19 m
-10%
29.70 $ / m

in stock 98.4 m

33.00 $/m

33.00 $/m without VAT

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Product description

Product description

Reproduction fabric origin

The original medieval textile upon which this historical reproduction is based is most likely of Spanish origin, made sometime around the turn of the 14th and 15th centuries, though some sources place it in Italy.

Medieval fabric pattern

The pattern is contrived of harmonious rows of faux-Arabic calligraphy, a detail that indicates a Moorish influence. The main ornament is a central rosette, symbolizing the Holy Trinity, extrapolated into three symmetrical floral decorations featuring a five-petalled rose at the heart. An upward pointing golden palmette complements the composition, adding beauty and elegance.

Spider motif

A distinctive element is a group of three golden spiders, arranged symmetrically within the ornament. The spiders may symbolize fate, the interweaving of complex human histories, or the strength and resilience attributed to the nobility and other prominent figures at that time.

Original textile fragment

Fragments of the original textile, a lampas-woven silk in white with a golden pattern, are to be found in the collections of several major art museums – the Kunstgewerbemuseum in Berlin, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Fabric quality

This medieval textile reproduction is woven as brocade with a pure silk warp and a weft of rayon and lurex. It catches the eye with its striking color and dramatic, raised surface, an effect achieved by alternating weaves. Premium material makes this imperial brocade very sturdy, yet soft, gentle to the touch, and breathable.

Application

Reproduction fabrics of period brocades such as this are perfect for sewing historical costumes and also bring something special to modern interiors or contemporary fashions.

We recommend lining this brocade with a natural material such as silk or fine linen.

Care

We recommend dry cleaning this fabric at a reliable dry cleaner. Iron on the back side on a synthetic setting.

FAQ

Do your historical reproductions ever repeat?

Rarely! We produce reproductions of historical fabrics as limited editions. We want to guarantee a certain authenticity to all owners of historical costumes and decorations. We recommend that you buy these fabrics while they are in stock, as this is the only way to secure them for your project aside from custom ordering.

What is a limited edition?

Limited editions are fabrics of exceptional quality or patterns that have been designed and produced exclusively under the Sartor brand. As a rule, they do not repeat and are therefore only available while supplies last. Don't miss your chance to own a true original.

What is the smallest amount of fabric I can order?

The minimum fabric order is a length of 20 cm.

Are your historical reproductions suitable for modern use?

Of course! Historical patterns are characterized by high-quality aesthetic workmanship with an emphasis on elegance and harmony, which make them timeless works of art. They are suitable for modern interiors, where they bring an element of originality (try a picture, a pillow). In fashion, they excel in simple, even minimalist, garments, handbags and other accessories.

Do you ship abroad?

Yes. We ship worldwide. The price of shipping is automatically calculated at checkout before payment after you select the country of delivery and the preferred carrier. If you do not find your country in the dropdown list, please contact us. You will find a rough overview of shipping costs in our shipping and payment terms.

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