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Textile fragment

East Mediterranen
Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
7th-8th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 21 x 19.5 cm (8 1/4 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.398

Medium or Technique

Silk samit

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Costumes

The design shows Syrian or Persian influence. Pinkish red silk ground on which is woven with light tan colored silk a design of intersecting bands of ornament enclosing heart shaped forms. This piece was cut in the shape of a square and sewed on to a garment.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection