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Fragments of silk samite found in Egypt. What can be seen of the design consists of goats in round or oval medallions and palmette-like forms. The colors are red, blue, white and pale yellow. The design is apparently arranged in stripes.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Mediterranean or Sassanian, Late Antique, 6th–7th century A.D.

Object Place

Egypt (possibly)


Legacy dimension: .14 x .05 .15 x .10 .16 x .06 .14 x .06 .11 x .05

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Medium or Technique

Silk samite


Textiles and Fashion Arts