6th–7th century A.D.
13 x 44 cm (5 1/8 x 17 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .44 x .13
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Red silk ground with a design, repeated in a vertical row, of a conventional flowering plant, woven with cream-colored silk, and a little green silk. Two small birds, woven with cream-colored silk, stand on the petals of the flower, and two larger birds woven with green silk, on the lower leaves. The birds hold small branches in their beaks.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection