6th–7th century A.D.
Height x width: 31.5 x 9 cm (12 3/8 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry
Not On View
Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen with design of very dark blue. Design in the L-shaped tapestry ornament consists of undulating branch motifs and discs. A cross is inside two of the discs. From Akhmîn.
Purchased with the Sears Fund by A.M. Lythgoe,From Ghirgas of Keneh. (Lot VI. 33. £5).
Emily Esther Sears Fund