Fragment with Griffins in Roundels

Fragment with Griffins in Roundels

before 1982

Silk: lampas weave

Overall: 35.5 x 30.5 cm (14 x 12 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1982.19

Location

Description

This fragment preserves rows of tangent roundels, each containing pair of griffins flanking a tree. Borders of the roundels are ornamented with small medallions enclosing animals or a floral device. The interspaces between roundels are filled with geometric floral figures.

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

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