Complementary weft-faced plain weave with inner warps (samit); silk
Overall: 8.5 x 24.1 cm (3 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.); Mounted: 15.2 x 30.5 cm (6 x 12 in.)
Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1977.17
This fragment is one of several that may have come from a tomb in the Caucasus (the region between the Black and Caspian seas). The design displays rows of eight-pointed stars, here with a rooster on a blue ground, alternating with striped pointed crosses.
The information about this object, including provenance, may not be currently accurate. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email [email protected].
To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.
All images and data available through Open Access can be downloaded for free. For images not available through Open Access, a detail image, or any image with a color bar, request a digital file from Image Services.