7th–8th century A.D.
Height x width: 8.5 x 9 cm (3 3/8 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry
Not On View
Warp of linen; ground of pinkish red wool. Design shows two sitting figures facing each other and flanking a candelabra-like motif surmounted by a bird, of dark brown and yellow wool and natural colored linen. Design shows Byzantine influence. From Akhmim
Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh 1903.
Emily Esther Sears Fund