Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
6th–8th century A.D.
Height x width: 13.7 x 12 cm (5 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool tapestry
Not On View
Warp in linen; ground of natural-colored linen; design of four interlaced roundels in a square, each enclosing a nude female dancer (?) trefoil plants are between the roundels and a connected four treafoil plant is in the centre of the composition; woven in brownish purple, yellow, red, green and orange wool. Design shows Byzantine influence.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection