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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)]
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