Pearl Roundel with winged horses

Pearl Roundel with winged horses

Excavated in Antinoe, Egypt

Warp 12.5 cm silk

Weft 17 cm silk

white ground with dark blue and brown pattern.

Pattern: Joined pearl roundels enclosing winged horses, floral motif filling the negative space between roundels.

 

Musuee de Louvre Section Copte Gu. 1138

Royal Hunter

Culture: 
Sasanid