Compound woven textile
4th-7th century A.D.
Height x width: 17.5 x 18.5 cm (6 7/8 x 7 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool, weft-faced compound tabby
Not On View
Warp of wool; ground of plum-colored wool with an all-over design of octagons, each encloses a scrolled motif framing a bird of white wool; between the octagons are lozenges, each enclosing a rosette; the outer stripe is of plum-colored wool, probably a fragment of a covering.