Object Place: Mesopotamia
11.1 x 25.4 cm (4 3/8 x 10 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ecru cloth, embroidery
Not On View
Ground ecru cloth (silk and linen?), embroidered with polychrome silks and gold metal thread; incomplete design of round arch enclosing rabbit, above bands of geometric ornament, over round arch a pointed arch enclosing pair of confronted birds flanking plant, bands of gold and blue interlace frame pointed arch and form portion of outline of star shape, three small roundels enclosing rabbit and two birds in points of star.
Renato Bacchi, Milan; sold by Bacchi to Adolph Loewi, Los Angeles [see note 1]; 1954, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $480. (Accession Date: May 13, 1954)
 Bacchi kept one-half interest in the fragment.
Harriet Otis Cruft Fund