Part of a set. See all set records
Silk: lampas weave
Average: 141.5 x 156.5 cm (55 11/16 x 61 5/8 in.)
Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1982.43
These fragments from a caftan feature large-scale flattened octagons with pearled borders that contain a royal hunting scene: a king mounted on a running horse draws his bow at a rampant lion. Two dogs with their tongues out also run toward the lion. The star-shaped interspaces are filled with four radiating palmettes.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.