Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
7th–8th century A.D.
Overall: 8 x 9 cm (3 1/8 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool tapestry
Not On View
Warp is linen.The design shows a circle enclosing a seated human figure holding a bowl, and surrounded by a border of birds, and human figures. The ground is of red wool and the design is of pink, blue, and orange wool and natural colored linen. Design shows Byzantine influence.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection