Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
6th–8th century A.D.
30 x 108.6 cm (11 13/16 x 42 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.086 x .30
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry
Not On View
Warp and ground of dark blue wool, with design of natural-colored linen; sewed onto a piece of deep red woolen fabric in which are woven narrow stripes of natural-colored linen as a border. Design consists of roundels, each enclosing a central lozenge surrounded by two smaller lozenges and two rosettes from which stem branch-like motifs.
Gift of Miss Amelia B. Edwards