Fragment of sleeve
Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
7th–8th century A.D.
Overall: 32 x 31 cm (12 5/8 x 12 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry
Not On View
The design of separate heart-shaped petals is of tapestry, and is woven with red and pink wool and linen. The narrow band on one edge has a dark blue woolen ground and a design of natural-colored linen consisting of repeated triangular motifs formed by small lines, woven into a piece of natural-colored linen. Design shows Byzantine influence.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection