7th-8th century A.D.
Overall: 39 x 22 cm (15 3/8 x 8 11/16 in.)
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Dark blue woolen ground; the design consists of curving branches with arrow-shaped leaves which form ogees, in which are red medallions, each enclosing a cross with tree-like motifs. Design and colors suggest the influence of Byzantine silk. .
Denman Waldo Ross Collection