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Silk tabby sash with samite panel

China National Silk Museum

China National Silk Museum

This sash is composed of a central samite panel with cloud and goose roundels on a white ground, and two long, wide extensions made of silk tabby. The samite panel is attached to the back. Khitan women wore wide sashes tied into a flower-like knot in front, while Khitan men wore leather belts of varying widths.

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  • Title: Silk tabby sash with samite panel
  • Location: China
  • Location Created: China
  • Type: Textiles
  • Materials and techniques: Silk
  • Dynasty: Liao dynasty
  • Dimensions: 171cm x 23cm

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