Ancient Art

Compound weft twill

5th–6th century A.D.

Wool

Object: 24.3 x 7 cm. (9 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1937.4540
Culture: 
Roman, Syrian
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Textiles
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Bought by Mrs. Moore in Cairo, 1937.

Bibliography: 

Arthur Upham Pope and Dr. Phyllis Ackerman, Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present, 6 vols. (London: Oxford University Press, 1938), 706 ff.

Dorothy E. Miner, ed., Early Christian and Byzantine Art, exh. cat. (Baltimore: The Walters Art Museum, 1947), 160, no. 822.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.