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Persian influence and Egyptian
9th–10th century and 3rd–7th century


Overall (a): 28 x 15 cm (11 x 5 7/8 in.) Overall (b): 14.2 x 27.3cm (5 9/16 x 10 3/4in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave

Not On View


Africa and Oceania, Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World



Design shows Persian influence. Warp of white wool; ground of red wool; the design of birds standing on the backs of rabbits is of yellow wool, on each side of it is a row of pointed trees in pots woven with yellow and green wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection