Description & Technical information
In gold on a silk ground, irregular shaped fragment of interlaced bands form a network of circular compartments, containing a pair of addorsed birds, and smaller square compartments, containing an X-shaped foliate motif. Several examples of this silk exist in museum and private collections, such as the Cleveland Museum of Art and the David Collection in Copenhagen.
Date: 13th century
Period: Middle Ages, 13th century
Origin: Central Asia
Medium: gold, Silk, Textile
Categories: Oriental and Asian Art, Textiles
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