5th–7th century A.D.
Overall: 17 x 11 cm (6 11/16 x 4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry dovetailed
Not On View
Ground, natural colored linen; design, violet, green red and yellow wool. Design consists of a fragment of a square panel that encloses a smaller square framed by interlocked cables that form circles enclosing floral motifs. From Akhmîn. See 04.2014a for a fuller version of this composition.
Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh for (Lot VI, 33) £5
Emily Esther Sears Fund