Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Textile Fragment

8th century
Overall: 6 5/16 x 5 15/16in. (16 x 15.1cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Nanette B. Kelekian, in honor of Nobuko Kajitani, 2002
Accession Number:
Not on view
[ Dikran G. Kelekian, Istanbul and New York (?–by descent)]; [ Charles Dikran Kelekian, New York (by descent)]; Nanette Rodney Kelekian, New York (by descent–until 2002)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Byzantine Gallery, Crypt Exhibition: Kelekian Loans," December 18, 2001–March 3, 2003.

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