Apr 5, 2006

Fragment from Funeral Garment or Pall

Fragment from Funeral Garment or Pall

before 1966

Silk: compound tabby

Overall: 27.6 x 13.6 cm (10 7/8 x 5 3/8 in.)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Werner Abegg 1966.133

Location

Description

The design consists of two aligned rows of winged, regardant ibexes, 3-1/2 in each row, the top row going left, the bottom row to the right. The oval ornament at the base of the wing and interstices are filled with a stylized foliate motif. The design is dark blue on a tan ground.

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

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