Fragment

Fragment

1000s-1100s

Silk: soumak, or twisted tapestry

Overall: 20 x 22.6 cm (7 7/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1939.47

Location

Description

The fragment preserves a winged quadruped in blue on a gray-beige background with the details of the animal in the ground color. Below the animal are foliate sprigs in blue.

See also
Collection: 
T - Islamic
Department: 
Textiles
Type of artwork: 
Textile

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