3rd–7th century A.D.
Overall (a): 68 x 46.5 cm (26 3/4 x 18 5/16 in.) Overall (b): 68 x 46.5 cm (26 3/4 x 18 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool tapestry
Not On View
Design shows Byzantine influence. Into a piece of linen cloth are woven, with pink, green and yellow wool, open roses and buds and fish. “A” shows the orginal arrangement and spacing. “B” has no linen only 18 fish, 10 roses and 13 buds. From Akhmîn.
Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh. (Lot III. 24. £17)
Emily Esther Sears Fund