Ancient Art

Fragment of compound weft twill.

7th–8th century A.D.

Wool

Object: 25.5 x 24.3 cm. (10 x 9 1/2 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1937.4544
Culture: 
Near Eastern, Syrian
Period: 
Umayyad?
Classification: 
Textiles
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex. coll: Ackerman-Pope, bought in Cairo, 1934.

Bibliography: 

Dorothy E. Miner, ed., Early Christian and Byzantine Art, exh. cat. (Baltimore: The Walters Art Museum, 1947), 161, no. 825.

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