4th–5th century A.D.
Height x width: 12 x 11.8 cm (4 3/4 x 4 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry
Not On View
Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; the design, of plum-colored wool, consists of a warrior holding a shield inside a central circlel, surrounded by lotus flowers, birds and fish. Both the central circle and the roundel are framed by a plain border. Design shows Roman influence.
Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh (Lot VI, 33.£5), 1904. No. 5620 (Lot III, 24.£17)
Emily Esther Sears Fund