Height x width: 19 11/16 x 8 7/16 in. (50 x 21.5 cm)
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Ground: blue satin. Design: disks formed by concentric circles with round beads in outer circle, connected by straps and with radiating rosettes in intervening spaces, woven with yellow silk weft. The design suggests Sasanian or Byzantine origin. Irregular weaving faults. Selvedge: green with diagonal lines of yellow weft; .006.
Gift of H. A. Elsberg