Mar 29, 2006

Fragment

Fragment

before 1981

Silk: compound tabby

Overall: 37 x 24.6 cm (14 9/16 x 9 11/16 in.)

Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund 1981.22

Location

Description

The fragment preserves two oval compartments from a design of linked ovals each containing a recumbent ibex. The ibexes are addorsed linking each compartment to the next is a concentric oval device containing in the center a crescent moon. The design in pale blue, tan, and cream on a deep navy blue ground is oriented at right angles to the warp.

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

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