Birds Samitum 2

This is a reversible samitum aldo depciting birds. This design shows a procession of a pigeon, druch, peacock and good in brown and white silks. There is also a landscape in this finely woven samitum.

Weave Structure: 

Time Period: 

6th C AD
7th C AD

Culture/Region: 

Source: 

Two Thousand Years of Textiles; The Figured Textiles of Europe and the Near East

Weft: 

silk

Museum: 

Copper Union Museum

Museum Number: 

1902-1-210