7th-8th century A.D.
Height x width: 33 x 35.5 cm (13 x 14 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool
Not On View
Medallion, Linen warp; 10 threads to a centimeter; weft linen and red, green yellow and blue wool. Design shows a central roundel enclosing a bust of haloed Ffemale figure carrying a basket. Surrounding the roundel are plants and four jars; the border encloses fish. The female bust probably represents Ge, the goddess of earth.
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund