Asian Art

Damask Fragment

9th–10th century

Silk damask

9 3/4 × 9 in. (24.8 × 22.9 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1956.33.66
Geography: 
Possibly Egypt
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Arabic, Islamic
Period: 
9th–10th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1956

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