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Fragment

probably Macaon
16th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 19 11/16 x 8 7/16 in. (50 x 21.5 cm)

Accession Number

31.956

Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Credit Line

Gift of H. A. Elsberg