Textile fragment

Persian or Egyptian
Sassanian Dynasty
8th century A.D.


Object Place: Iran, Iraq, or eastern Mediterranean

Dimensions

21 x 64.5 cm (8 1/4 x 25 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.380

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton; tapestry weave

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Tapestry band with a design of five adjacent rectangular areas with an ibex inside each of the three areas and an oval-shaped plant flanked surrounded by four birds is inside the other two between the areas enclosing the ibexes.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund