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Sogdian Silk Lampas Trousers, Central Asia, 7th - 8th Century

A Rare Pair Of Silk Lampas Trousers, Sogdiana, Central Asia, 7th - 8th Century

of typical form, with straight legs and a wide waist, composed of multiple silk panels, woven with honey, dark brown, green and pink threads, decorated with vegetal designs comprising lotus buds, palmettes, peonies and vines issuing from a palm-like stem, inner silk lining, 59cm. width. 131cm. length.
From Sotheby's. Source: islamic arts magazine

See also A Sogdian split tapestry (kilim) coat with animal motifs, Central Asia, 9th/10th Century
Sogdian Soldiers on Bone Plaques from the Shilovo Cemetery, Central Asia, 7th Century
Sogdian murals from Panjakent (Panjīkant), 6th-8th Centuries

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