Textile fragment

Eastern Mediterranean
6th–10th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 37 x 21 cm (14 9/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

33.519

Medium or Technique

Silk; compound tabby

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Weft: blue and yellow silk. Weft: straight inner warp, yellow silk; binding warps thin neutral bluish green silk. Design: symmetrical all-over pattern of stars, “palms” and four petalled rosettes. Worn and torn. Selvedge on one side.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend