Rosette Tapestry

Rosette Tapestry

Syria from Dura-Europos

Measurements warp 22.9 cm, weft 33 cm

Warp s pun wool

weft both s and z spun wool

uses slit tapestry weave technique, the ground is green with red, three shades of pink, three shades of beige, and blue. The pattern is staggered 4 petal rosettes.

Yale University AFt Gallery (1933.487) was on loan to Textile Museum, D.C.

Harper, P. (1978) The Royal Hunter. Asia House Gallery, NY.

Culture: 
Sasanid