Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
6th–8th century A.D.
Height x width: 11.1 x 11.2 cm (4 3/8 x 4 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool tapestry
Not On View
Warp of linen, ground of brownish violet wool; a rectangular motif that contains connected oval discs is in the center of the panel; surrounding this central unit are scroll motifs with stylized branches; woven in red wool and natural-colored linen.
Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe,From Ghirgas of Keneh (Lot III, 24. £17)
Emily Esther Sears Fund