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Gray silk ground divided into diamonds by a white vine; in the center of each diamond is a white disc on which are two birds, face to face, and separated by a tree.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 7th–8th century A.D.

Object Place

possibly Achmim, Egypt


85 x 13 cm (33 7/16 x 5 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .13 x .85

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk samite


Textiles and Fashion Arts