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Middle Byzantine silk in context: integrating the textual and material evidence

@inproceedings{Galliker2015MiddleBS,
  title={Middle Byzantine silk in context: integrating the textual and material evidence},
  author={Julia Galliker},
  year={2015}
}
  • Julia Galliker
  • Published 2015
  • Geography
  • This work represents the most comprehensive investigation of silk in the middle Byzantine period to date. The current interpretation of silk as an imperial prerogative confined to elite use is poorly integrated with the body of evidence and lacks explanatory value. The difficult terminology and scattered mentions in written sources limits application of conventional research methods. Although a number of silk fragments survive in institutional collections, the lack of find and contextual… CONTINUE READING
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