Dumbarton Oaks Microsite

Fragment of “Harpy Silk”

 
Accession numberBZ.1972.17
Attribution and Date
Iran or Syria/Palestine, 10th–11th c.
Measurements

H. 10.7 cm × W. 5.6 cm (4 3/16 × 2 3/16 in.)

Technique and Material

Weft-faced compound weave (samite) in polychrome silk