Mar 29, 2006



before 1968

Silk: compound twill weave

Overall: 29.2 x 35.5 cm (11 1/2 x 14 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1968.226



This fragment's overall lozenge grid has alternate rows of two opposed pairs of confronted camels on a densely foliated ground flanking a central ornamented diamond that encloses four-directional palmettes in deep golden tan on a dark blue-green ground, and symmetrical pairs of opposed floral vines in dark blue-green on a deep golden tan ground.

See also
T - Islamic
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