This is a wood block created from a Coptic block printed fabric. Artist Grav Weldon has extracted the image and created a laser-cut stamp of this motif for use in block printing. The block can be custom made to your dimensions, but can be no smaller than seven inches and no larger than 10 inches in diameter. Heart stamp not included.
History of the original piece:
Pegasoi in Medallions. Wool textile(detail), from the excavation of A. Gayet in Antinoe, 67x39 cm, 6/7th century (?). Lyon, Musee Historique des Tissues, Inv. Nr. 28.520/27 - The pattern of the fabric is made of lines of medallions with red backgrounds, that contain running pegasoi; between these, on a green background, little heart-shaped images are strewn. On the border are flowers contained in diamonds. The work originates from a workshop in Antinoe, and is based on Sassanid silk textiles."
Source: "Propyläen Kunst Geschichte Vol. 3, Byzanz." W.F. Volbach, J. Lafontaine-Dosogne. Propyläen Verlag Berlin. Plate 407b.
Yes, re-enactors, this apparent My Little Pony pegasus is a period motif.
This item is reversable (flipped horizontal) on custom order. For an additional custom fee, some cutie marks may be added.