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Fragment

East Mediterranean
Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
6th–8th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 20 x 14 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

01.8342

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Linen fragment on which is sewed a silk band of black warp; the design in the band, woven in black, consists of half a lozenge enclosing a candelabra-shaped vase from which stems a branch. Similar to 25.159 which includes lozenges, each enclosing a vase.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund