Textile fragments

Mediterranean or Sassanian
Late Antique
6th–7th century A.D.


Object Place: Egypt (possibly)

Dimensions

Height x width: 10.5 x 5 cm (4 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.) Height x width: 13.5 x 5.5 cm (5 5/16 x 2 3/16 in.) Height x width: 13 x 5 cm (5 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.) Height x width: 15 x 6.4 cm (5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.) Height x width: 14.5 x 5 cm (5 11/16 x 1 15/16 in.) Height x width: 4 x 4 cm (1 9/16 x 1 9/16 in.) Height x width: 3.5 x 4 cm (1 3/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.347

Medium or Technique

Silk samite

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Seven fragments of silk samite found in Egypt. What can be seen of the design consists of goats in round or oval medallions and palmette-like forms. The colors are red, blue, white and pale yellow. The design is apparently arranged in stripes.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection