Two tapestry medallions
7th–9th century A.D.
Overall (a): 16.5 x 14.5 cm (6 1/2 x 5 11/16 in.) Overall (b): 17.5 x 14.5 cm (6 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry
Not On View
Warp and ground of natural colored linen, with design of brown wool. Design shows a central rectangular motif that contains an oval unit enclosing a mounted horseman and a running animal. From Akhmîn.
Purchased with the Sears Fund by A.M. Lythgoe,From Ghirgas of Keneh. (Lot VI. 33. £5).
Emily Esther Sears Fund