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Figured woven silk textile fragment with birds

Date:
5th–6th century
Culture:
Byzantine
Medium:
Silk, weft-faced compound twill (Samit) weave
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 3/4 x 22 3/4in. (9.5 x 57.8cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Purchase, Josef and Marsy Mittleman Gift and Rogers Fund, 2000
Accession Number:
2000.374
Not on view
[ Paul Hughes, Art Wave, London (sold 2000)]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Panopolis and Classical Themes," November 1, 2000–December 1, 2001.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Panopolis and Classical Themes," December 6, 2005–September 24, 2008.

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