Warp of linen; ground of yellow wool; design consists of connected floral and fruit motifs with branches and a roundel in the center of the band, woven with red, green, dark brown and white wool; a shoulder band (clavus); design shows Byzantine influence. From Akhmim.
Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh (Lot VI. 33. £5)
Emily Esther Sears Fund