Sep 17, 2014

Panel with Falconers

Panel with Falconers

1516–1955 (radiocarbon date, 95% probability)

Silk: lampas weave

Overall: 136.7 x 79 cm (53 13/16 x 31 1/8 in.)

Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund 1988.98



The panel preserves four vertical repeats of a tree flanked by falconers on confronted horses. Behind each falconer is an Arabic inscription. The design is delineated in dark brown against a tan ground.

See also
T - Islamic
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