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Weft: blue and yellow silk. Weft: straight inner warp, yellow silk; binding warps thin neutral bluish green silk. Design: symmetrical all-over pattern of stars, "palms" and four petalled rosettes. Worn and torn. Selvedge on one side.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend

Eastern Mediterranean, 6th–10th century A.D.

Dimensions

21 x 37 cm (8 1/4 x 14 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: ,37 x .21

Accession Number

33.519

Medium or Technique

Silk; compound tabby

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles