Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
7th–8th century A.D.
Height x width: 10 x 10.5 cm (3 15/16 x 4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Leaf-shaped medallion that frames a floral motif with two leaves from which stem branches with leaves and four pomegranate-like fruits. The ground is browish blue and the design is woven with yellow, green and light brown; a dark red band encloses the leaf motif. Like 11.88. Design shows Sassanian influence.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection