Northern dynasties, 4-6th centuries

L30cm, W33cm


This is a weft-faced compound tabby with dark brown weft ends for ground and light brown threads for figuring, with partial alteration by green threads. There is one embellishing belt on top and bottom of the textile, both decorated with six-petal petite floral roundels, with tree patterns between the two belts.

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Capital: Beijing
Region: Asia and the Pacific

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  • Route: Land, Maritime
    Object Type:
    Daily Life