Sasanian Era Textiles

Period: 
3rd C
Culture: 
Sasanid
Weaving Technique: 
Tapestry

Syria from Dura-Europos

Period: 
7th C
8th C
Culture: 
Egyptian
Persian
Sasanid
Weaving Technique: 
Tapestry
Period: 
7th C
8th C
Culture: 
Sasanid
Weaving Technique: 
Samitum

Warp: 37 cm undyed s-spun wool

Period: 
3rd C
Culture: 
Persian
Sasanid
Weaving Technique: 
Taquete

Period: 
7th C
8th C
Culture: 
Egyptian
Persian
Weaving Technique: 
Tapestry
Period: 
7th C
8th C
Culture: 
Sasanid
Weaving Technique: 
Samitum

Warp 27 cm proposed roundel diameter 52 cm undyed s-spun wool

Period: 
3rd C
Culture: 
Egyptian
Weaving Technique: 
Taquete

Becker also discusses another pillow from the Antinoe find now held

Period: 
6th C
7th C
8th C
Culture: 
Byzantine
Egyptian
Weaving Technique: 
Samitum

Two pieces of samitumThis textile is comprised of 2 pieces of a sam

Period: 
7th C
8th C
Culture: 
Sasanid
Weaving Technique: 
Samitum

Warp 38 cm undyed s-spun wool

Period: 
3rd C
Culture: 
Sasanid
Weaving Technique: 
Taquete

This pillow was one of 3 found in a burial at Anitone.

Period: 
7th C
Culture: 
Sasanid
Weaving Technique: 
Samitum

Excavated in Antinoe, Egypt

Warp 12.5 cm silk

Period: 
4th C
5th C
6th C
7th C
Culture: 
Egyptian
Sasanid
Weaving Technique: 
Samitum

From the museume notes: "Silk, 1/2 weft-faced compound twill.

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