Square with Warrior

Wool, linen; plain weave, tapestry weave | 19cm | 5th-6th century

Unknown Artist

The heads without necks and the large "jewels" and small pearls surrounding this warrior are features inspired by Sasanian silks.

Credit: Gift of George F. Baker, 1890
Object: 90.5.149

Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019
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