Tapestry Goat

Tapestry Goat

Royal Hunter #55

Warp 37.5 cm  undyed s-spun wool

Weft 27 cm two s-spun, z- plied wool

Tapestry weave, slit and dovetailed

Red ground motif in yellow green, dark blue, light luue, pink, white, and brown.

Partial piece, the entire motif is not present, mountain goat with horns, amd a pearl collar, flowers surround the goat, other impartial motifs appear in the textile, this may be a pear roundel, but not enough survives to be sure.

Yale University Art Gallery 1937.4604

Culture: 
Persian
Sasanid