Exhibitions/ Art Object

Guilloche Lattice with Pinecone (?)

7th–9th century
Made in Egypt
Weft-faced compound twill (samit) in red, black, and blue silk
Overall: 7 7/8 x 6 5/8in. (20 x 16.9cm)
Framed: 12 1/4 x 11 x 1 1/2 in. (31.1 x 27.9 x 3.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Nanette B. Kelekian, in honor of Nobuko Kajitani, 2002
Accession Number:
Not on view
[ Dikran G. Kelekian, Paris, Istanbul and New York]; [ 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.

Evans, Helen C., and Brandie Ratliff, ed. Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition, 7th–9th century. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012. no. 99A, pp. 149 - 151.

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