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Fragment

The design shows Syrian or Persian influence. Fragments of a medallion in the center of which are two mounted archers shooting at lions. Discolored, but apparently woven with green and tan-colored silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 4th–7th century

Accession Number

07.640a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles