Horses samitum

Submitted by Jahanara on Sun, 08/01/2021 - 09:35
Time Period
8th C AD
9th C AD
Weave Structure
Museum Number
untwisted silk thread

<p>This fragmet was found in the shrine of St. Paul. They were removed and exhibited in 1896.</p><p>This fragment measures 6 x 11 inches. It includes 2 full and one partial beaded roundel encompassing two horses facing each other with rounded encs. The roundels themselves measure 4.5&quot;. Between each set of four roundels appears a design of two birds facing each other.The design uses red, green, yellow and vilet.&nbsp;</p>