Silk band

East Mediterranean
Early Islamic
8th century or later


Dimensions

Height x width: 39 x 9.2 cm (15 3/8 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.1125

Medium or Technique

Silk; Compound weaving: silk yarn

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Light tan colored silk ground with a design of two parallel grey bands framed by a dark brown border; each band is divided into squares and rectangles enclosing geometric motifs of the same color of the ground; probably part of a sleeve band (?). Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection