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Fragment with Griffins in Roundels


Byzantine or Islamic ?
10th century - 11th century
24.9 cm x 30.7 cm (9 13/16 in. x 12 1/16 in.)
silk
BZ.1939.7

Not on view


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Bibliography
Catalogue of Textile Fabrics, The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, compiled by Frances Morris (Washington, D.C., 1940), Vol. III, 189 (excerpt in dossier).

D. Thompson, Catalogue of Textiles in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection (unpublished manuscript), (1976), cat. no. 179.


Acquisition History
Found in Persia.

Purchased from the Estate of Henry A. Elsberg, New York, March 22, 1939.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks.

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Byzantine Collection, Washington, D.C., November 1940.