Compound silk twill weaving

Syrian
6th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall (a): 33 x 49 cm (13 x 19 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 49 cm x 33 cm Legacy dimension (b): 12 1/2 x 23 cm c. 12 x 10 cm

Accession Number

15.385a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk weft twill

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of compound twill weaving with orange silk yarns. Design of repeating medallions containing “Palmette trees.”

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection