Silk Fragments with Palmette Blossoms

Silk: complementary weft-faced twill with inner warps (samit) | 22.5 x 29.5cm | 700s

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The stunning pattern of palmettes within diamond-shaped compartments is still visible in this rare four-color silk, despite its fragile state. Small human faces within circles appear at the points of the diamonds.

Credit: Gift of The Textile Arts Cl...
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