Slit Tapestry Weave
Fragment with bust of a saint. Warp:/ linen; ud. Weft:\ linen; ud/ wool, rust, pink, dark-blue, blue, green, tan, ud, light blue.Technique: tapestry over 1 warp. Thin vines form a diagonal lattice with discs at the intersections carrying quarrtefoils(?). Interstitual ring enclosing bust of saint.
Purchased from Emil Brugsch Bey; subscription of Mrs. John Harrison
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Byzantine Studies Conference Mini-Exhibition (08 Oct 2010 - 10 Oct 2010)
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