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Damask fragments of manuscript binding

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Three fragments from binding of Armenian Manuscript. Ground: red satin (warp). Design: indefinite floral or cloud forms, woven with blue weft. A blue and yellow stripe across the bottom of a. Very worn and torn and fragmentary.

Provenance

1930, gift of Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 2, 1930)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Armenian,

Dimensions

Height x width (a): 5 11/16 x 9 7/16 in. (14.5 x 24 cm) Height x width (b): 8 11/16 x 5 7/8 in. (22 x 15 cm) Height x width (c): 8 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. (22.5 x 15 cm)

Accession Number

30.10a-c

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles