Fragment of a circular medallion
7th–9th century A.D.
Height x width: 12.5 x 9.5 cm (4 15/16 x 3 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry
Not On View
The ground is of dark green wool, the design of two birds facing each other, but with their heads turned away, and separated by a plant form with heart shaped leaves, is woven with blue, yellow and red wool. The feet of the birds are of linen. The warp is of wool.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection