Nude Female Dancers from a Tunic

Nude Female Dancers from a Tunic


Complementary weft-faced plain weave with inner warps (samit); silk

Overall: 15.5 x 14 cm (6 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1953.332



Two rare nude female dancers with anklets and long scarves draped around their shoulders hold branches and pomegranates in their hands. This silk square originally decorated a tunic.

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