Banded fragment with birds and inscriptions
11th or 12th century
Object Place: Northern Iran near Rayy
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
Medium or Technique
Silk; twill weave with complementary wefts and inner warps (samite)
Not On View
The Arabic inscription in its central band repeats the word "glory."
Denman Ross collection, May 28, 1931.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection