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Ground: blue satin. Design: disks formed by concentric circles with round beads in outer circle, connected by straps and with radiating rosettes in intervening spaces, woven with yellow silk weft. The design suggests Sasanian or Byzantine origin. Irregular weaving faults. Selvedge: green with...

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Credit Line

Gift of H. A. Elsberg

probably Macaon, 16th century

Accession Number

31.956

Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles