Extant Textiles

Thjorsberg shirt is depcited in The Cambridge History of western te

Number 58 is the least preserved Sassanian textile in Weibel.

Wild noted a characterstic of Roman diamond twills he studies were

Number 36 is also woven on cotton ground with wool wefts.

A stocking held at the Cluny Museum and attributed to Lucca weavers

Number 35 was woven on a cotton ground with wool weft.

The fragment of the shroud from Saint-Sernin was a silk saumitum cl

Pattern Unit: 65 cm wide by 82 cm high

This samitum cloth dated to the 9th Century is Byzantine.

Found in Antinoe, small fragment of samitum silk.


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