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Fragment of trim from a coat

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Silk samit with 1/2 twill ground; blue, red, green, and white wefts. The ground is dark blue, the design of an ogival framework made up of undulating stems bearing flowers and leaves, and joined by rosette-like flowers, enclosing conventional, symmetrical plant forms or disks, on which are...

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Provenance

Purchased by the donor for 800 francs. Nov. 3, 1904

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian or Mesopotamian, Sasanian Mughal, 6th–7th century A.D.

Findspot

Antinoe (excavation site), Egypt

Place of Manufacture

Iran or Mesopotamia

Dimensions

19 x 31 cm (7 1/2 x 12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1620

Medium or Technique

Silk; twill weave with complementary wefts and inner warps (samite)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes