Textile Fragment waves and stems/flowers stripes

Textile Fragment waves and stems/flowers stripes

Syria- Dura-Europa

Tapestry weave with slits

warp undyed loosely s spun wool

weft loosely s spun wool in white, 2 shades of blue, three shades of red

Pattern Description: Alternating decorative stripes and stripes of shading. The decorative stripes are a classic wave pattern, pick and pick background and white,  what appears to be very primitave flowers, then pick and pick, and another wave stripe.

 

Textile held in Yale University Art Gallery 1933.488 was on loan to The Textile Museum, D.C.

Source: Royal Hunter

Culture: 
Sasanid