Fragment of tapestry ornament
Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
6th–8th century A.D.
Height x width: 6 x 6.5 cm (2 3/8 x 2 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry
Not On View
Warp in linen, design in red, yellow, green and blue wool, shows a unit in the shape of a leaf with a floral or a tree design and five circular motifs at the top. Design shows Byzantine influence.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection