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BZ.1937.25, Ibex Textile

BZ.1937.25, Ibex Textile

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Byzantine, thirteenth–fourteenth century

Silk, 6.6 cm x 34.4 cm (2 5/8 in. x 13 9/16 in.)

Mildred Barnes Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss acquired this textile from the London dealer Burg-Drey (a collaboration of the dealers Hermann Burg and Franz A. Drey) through William Royall Tyler in October 1937.