Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
7th-8th century A.D.
Height x width: 21 x 19.5 cm (8 1/4 x 7 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The design shows Syrian or Persian influence. Pinkish red silk ground on which is woven with light tan colored silk a design of intersecting bands of ornament enclosing heart shaped forms. This piece was cut in the shape of a square and sewed on to a garment.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection