Fragment with jewel-like silk

Overall: 17.1 x 12.7 cm (6 3/4 x 5 in.)
Location: not on view
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This fragment is brocaded in a jewel-toned silks: red, rose, turquoise, salmon pink, pale pink, golden tan, green, dark blue, and dark brown. Flat strips of gold foil were wound on tan silk strands to create gold thread adding to the luxuriousness of the brocade.
Fragment with jewel-like silk

Fragment with jewel-like silk


Iraq, probably Baghdad

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