Banded fragment with birds and inscriptions

Eastern Mediterranean
Seljuk Dynasty
11th or 12th century


Object Place: Northern Iran near Rayy

Dimensions

70 x 96 cm (27 9/16 x 37 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: A. .96 x .70 / B. .58 x .35 / C. .19 x .29

Accession Number

31.402a-c

Medium or Technique

Silk; twill weave with complementary wefts and inner warps (samite)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Inscription

The Arabic inscription in its central band repeats the word "glory."

Provenance

Denman Ross collection, May 28, 1931.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection