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BZ.1926.1, Textile with Animals and Inscription

BZ.1926.1, Textile with Animals and Inscription

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Islamic, eleventh century

Silk, 17.7 cm x 14.5 cm (6 15/16 in. x 5 11/16 in.) 

The Blisses acquired this textile fragment from the Parisian dealer Paul Mallon in October 1926.