Two very fragile fragments of silk damask on plain weave, dyed with clamp resist dyeing technique in orange and blue, then painted with ink outline and brown ground afterwards. Fragment a, in a square shape, has a selvage wide in 0.6cm, and fragment b is in a narrow rectangular shape. Both were woven on plain weave with tiny diamond grid, repeated 0.3cm in warp direction and 0.2cm in weft direction. The dyed pattern is too incomplete to identify, but a floral centre could be found on the fragment b. Weave structures: Warp: silk, untwisted, single, 44 ends/cm; Weft: silk, untwisted, 36 lats/cm. Weave structure: weft floats on 1/1 plain weave.

An00014184 003 l


Made Of
Type of Thing
textile, ["紡織品", "Chinese"]
painted, clamp-resist dyed, woven


Found, Excavated, Collected By
Stein, Marc Aurel


Found In
Qian Fo Dong


Acquired In
Tang dynasty

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