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Roundel (Orbiculus)

Byzantine or Ommayad
7th century - 9th century
23 cm x 22.7 cm (9 1/16 in. x 8 15/16 in.)
wool and linen

Not on view


J. Beckwith, Ciba Review, 12, No. 133 (1959), 23-24.

M. Cramer, Koptische Buchmalerei (Recklinghausen, 1964), 52, fig. 58.

Handbook of the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, Harvard University (Washington, DC, 1967), no. 367.

D. Thompson, Unpublished Ms. of the Catalogue of Textiles in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection (1976), no. 75. Copy in dossier.

S. M. Wagner, "The Impact of Silk in Ottomnian and Salian Illuminated Manuscripts," Silk Roads and Other Roads: Proceedings of the Eighth Biennial Symposium of the Textile Society of America (Madison, 2003).

Acquisition History
Purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian, New York, December 1946.

Harvard University, The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C.