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Fragment of a shoulder band (clavus)

East Mediterranean
Early Islamic
7th–9th century A.D. (?)


Object Place: Eastern Mediterranean, Egypt or Syria

Dimensions

Height x width: 32 x 6.5 cm (12 5/8 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

35.90

Medium or Technique

Silk; Compound woven

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground of light brown silk; the design consists of small rosettes of yellow silk spread all over the band; a pendant ending with a square medallion extends from the lower end of the band.

Provenance

Städtisches Kunstmuseum, Düsseldorf. By 1934, Dr. H. Burg, Haarlem, the Netherlands; 1935, sold by Dr. H. Burg to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 7, 1935)

Credit Line

1931 Purchase Fund