7th-8th century A.D.
Height x width: 10 7/16 x 4 5/16 in. (26.5 x 11 cm)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry
Not On View
Warp of linen; ground of red wool, with a design of rosettes formed by circular motifs from which stem five leaves; disconnected leaves frame the rosettes; design is woven with natural-colored linen. From Akhmim.
Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh(Lot VI. 33. £5)
Emily Esther Sears Fund