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Nude Female Dancers from a Tunic

Nude Female Dancers from a Tunic

700s

Complementary weft-faced plain weave with inner warps (samit); silk

Overall: 15.5 x 14 cm (6 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1953.332

Description

Two rare nude female dancers with anklets and long scarves draped around their shoulders hold branches and pomegranates in their hands. This silk square originally decorated a tunic.

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