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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

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