6th-7th century A.D.
Height x width: 27 x 40.5 cm (10 5/8 x 15 15/16 in.)
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Faded pinkish wool ground. The design consists of connected oval and rectangular units enclosing nereids, eagles, floating putti carrying baskets or holding birds and two birds above a basket. The lower right corner shows a roundel with a central medallion surrounded by eight circles. Design shows Roman influence; woven with light neutral colored wool, outlined with dark green wool. Full of holes.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection