Fragment with a tapestry roundel
7th–9th century A.D.
Height x width: 21 x 19 cm (8 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.)
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White woolen stained to a deep yellow. In this is a circular medallion with a red ground on which are eight connected semi-circular units that enclose birds (?) and floral motifs. In the centre of the medallion is a small circle enclosing a rosette, in green, blue and dull yellow. The border of the medallion is dark blue and it is decorated with an undulating branch from which stem leaves and flowers, in yellow, green and red. Like 11.1415.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection