Fragment of ornament
Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
7th–8th century A.D.
Height x width: 10.5 x 11.5 cm (4 1/8 x 4 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry
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Design shows a plant form with three circular fruit-like motifs on a stem with two branches each ending with a heart-shaped leaf, in red, green, yellow and brown wool woven into a piece of natural-colored linen. Design shows Byzantine influence.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection