Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Mantle of Roger II

"the porphyry lion of the sarcophagus .  .  . appears in its purely Islamic form on the magnificent royal mantel of Roger II woven in the years 1133-34 according to the Cufic inscription on its hem"

Josef Der,  The Dynastic Porphyry Tombs of the Norman Period in Sicily. Translated by G. A. Gillhoff (Dumbarton Oaks Studies, 5. Cambridge, Massachusetts: 1959) 52.