Dumbarton Oaks Microsite

Fragments with Ibexes in Roundels

 
Accession numberBZ.1939.33.1–2
Attribution and Date
Sassanian Iran/Iraq, 5th–6th c.
Measurements

Larger fragment: H. 14.0 cm × W. 12.8 cm (5 1/2 × 5 1/16 in.)
Smaller fragment: H. 16.5 cm × W. 5.75 cm (6 1/2 × 2 1/4 in.)

Technique and Material

Weft-faced compound weave (samite) in polychrome silk