This rectangular fragment of blue satin damask with the pattern of miscellaneous treasures has a repeat of 4.7 cm in the weft direction, and a fold on one side. It probably dates from the late Qing dynasty, and is therefore much later than all the other textiles from Cave 17. It is likely that the fragment was added to the cave deposits shortly after its discovery or mixed with the finds given to Stein during his first visit. Weave structures: Warp: silk, untwisted, single, blue, 84 ends/cm; Weft: silk, untwisted, single, blue, 28 lats/cm. Weave structure: 5-end satin damask.

An00009994 003 l


Made Of
Type of Thing
textile, ["紡織品", "Chinese"]
flower, leaf
satin damask


Found, Excavated, Collected By
Stein, Marc Aurel


Found In
Qian Fo Dong


Acquired In
Qing dynasty

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