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IT's not Oseberg silk, it's not even Persian silk! C6th–7thAD Silk twill textile, woven in Japan, imitating a Sasanian Persian original, from the Shoso-in Depository in Nara (established 754 AD).

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IT's not Oseberg silk, it's not even Persian silk! Silk twill textile, woven in Japan, imitating a Sasanian Persian original, from the Shoso-in Depository in Nara (established 754 AD).

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Another adorable Sassanian / Sogdian animal textiles. Can anyone identify the…

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Lions. 9th - 10th Century AD: Lions. Purple silk serge. From the tomb of St. Julian in Rimini. Byzantine. Museo Naziosle, Ravenna, Spain. Volbach, Early Decorative Textiles p.139

Lions ~ century AD ~ Purple silk serge ~ From the tomb of St. Julian in Rimini ~ Byzantine ~ Museo Naziosle, Ravenna, Spain.

This is part of a modern reproduction of an ancient fragment found in Central Asia by Sir Marc Aurel Stein in about 1920. The original was made in China during the Tang Dynasty, 6th-7thc, but is clearly based on a Sassanian design. You can read about it here: www.sckans.edu/~gray/scrol.html

This is part of a modern reproduction of an ancient fragment found in Central Asia by Sir Marc Aurel Stein in about 1920. The original was made in China during the Tang Dynasty, 6th-7thc, but is clearly based on a Sassanian design. You can read about it here: www.sckans.edu/~gray/scrol.html

Textile with crowned double headed eagles, 2nd half 16th Century, Chinese for export

Textile with Crowned Double-Headed Eagles Culture: Chinese, Macao for export to Iberian market Medium: Lampas, silk Dimensions: H.

Damask 14th century 13 x 21 cm, Large yellow palmette with interior deer and small stylized leaves and stems on green background. Fragmentary and discolored. Compound weaving.

Damask century 13 x 21 cm, Large yellow palmette with interior deer and small stylized leaves and stems on green background.

China, mid-Tang dynasty, first half of 8th century Brocade (jin): woven silk (weft-faced compound twill) Gift of Charles Lang Freer  Freer Gallery of Art F1911.597a-b

China, mid-Tang dynasty, first half of century Brocade (jin): woven silk (weft-faced compound twill) Gift of Charles Lang Freer Freer Gallery of Art

Brocade of kings hunting lions | by julianna.lees

Brocade of kings hunting lions | by julianna.lees

Abegg china

The beginnings of the Silk Road lay in China and in the deserts of Central Asia - Abegg-Stiftung

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Sogdian split tapestry (kilim) coat with animal motifs, Central Asia, 9th/10th Century, Sotheby's

A rare Sogdian split tapestry (kilim) coat with animal motifs, Central Asia…

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