Fragment with mythological animals in roundels

Mesopotamian (possibly Baghdad)
10th–11th century


Object Place: possibly Baghdad

Dimensions

Overall: 68.5 x 50.5 cm (26 15/16 x 19 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.103

Medium or Technique

Silk and cotton plain weave [mulham], embroidered with silk and metal-wrapped thread

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Provenance

1937, Melanie (Mrs. Paul) Mallon, New York; 1937, sold by Mrs. Mallon to the MFA for $10,017.73. (Accession Date: January 14, 1937)

Credit Line

Archibald Cary Coolidge Fund