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Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description Imperial subjects emerged in the 6th century as a popular motif, and were designed primarily for silk textiles. In this fragment a horseman is depicted draped in a flying mantle and carrying a club. These two objects suggest an imperial relation and the possible involvement in a triumphal victory.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/28/2014Examinationexamined for technical study
Provenance Walters Art Museum, 1951, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1951

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Period
6th-7th century (Early Byzantine)
Medium
silk, twill weave
(Textiles)
Accession Number
83.684
Measurements
4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (12 x 12 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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