Fragment of a tapestry medallion
Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
6th–8th century A.D.
Height x width: 9 x 10 cm (3 9/16 x 3 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry
Not On View
Warp, linen; ground natural colored linen; design woven with red, green, yellow and dark blue wool. Design shows a central circle with a tree flanked by two ducks (?); two other ducks (?), one is above and the other is below the central circle. Design shows Byzantine influence.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection