Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
7th–9th century A.D.
Overall: 4.5 x 3.7 cm (1 3/4 x 1 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool tapestry
Not On View
Warp of linen; Design of red, green and blue wool and natural colored linen. Design shows a basket detailed with small squares and lozenges, and filled with green plants (?). Design shows Byzantine influence. From Akhmîn.
Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh. (Lot III. 24. £17)
Emily Esther Sears Fund