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BZ.1939.33.1–2, Two Textile Fragments with Ibexes in Roundels

BZ.1939.33.1–2, Two Textile Fragments with Ibexes in Roundels

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Early Byzantine, fifth–early sixth century

Silk, large fragment: 14 cm. x 12.8 cm. (5 1/2 x 5 1/16 in.), small fragment: 16.5 cm. x 5.8 cm. (6 1/2 x 2 5/16 in.)

The Blisses purchased these textile fragments from the Parisian dealer Dikran Garabed Kelekian in December 1939.