Square panel enclosing a tapestry roundel
7th century A.D. (?)
Height x width: 19.5 x 19.5 cm (7 11/16 x 7 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen,wool; slit tapestry with eccentric wefts
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Square panel enclosing a roundel with Nilotic motifs, including stylized fish, animals and lotus flowers surrounding a round medallion with a panther (?) on a red ground; the roundel is framed by a red border with wave crest motifs and an outer plain brown border, woven with red, brown and yellow wool and natural color linen.
Gift of Andrew Spindler-Roesle in memory of Alexander M. Roesle