"Suaire de St Victor" also known as Gilgamesh and as "The lion stranglers" This Byzantine silk panel of Sassanian influences was woven in Akhmin, in the silk factory established by the Emperor Justinian in the century.
Silk with "Samson" and the Lion Date: late century Geography: Made in, Eastern Mediterranean Medium: Weft-faced compound twill (samit) in polychrome silk Dimensions: 37 x 15 in. x cm) Musée historique des tissus de Lyon
Woven fragments Place of Origin Almeria, Spain (probably, made) Date ca. (made) Artist/maker Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques Woven silk Dimensions Height: cm unframed, Width: 14 cm unframed, Width: 14 cm