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Two carved wooden fragments

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    10th-11th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Wood with white and black pigment
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 28.9 x 12.4 x 1.3 cm (11 3/8 x 4 7/8 x 1/2 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Both pieces were once covered with a milky-white, now powdery paint. Over this surface, outlined in black, are scroll motifs. The interior of the motifs are filled in with a deep blue-green also somewhat powdery (mineral?) pigment.
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Gift of Robert H. Ellsworth FSC-W-34ab
  • Type

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