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Square with Warrior

The heads without necks and the large "jewels" and small pearls surrounding this warrior are features inspired by Sasanian silks.

Credit: Gift of George F. Baker, 1890 ...
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5th-6th century
Wool, linen; plain weave, tapestry weave
Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Permanent collection