Parrot is a mosaic of a a parrot with a red beak and legs. The body is outlined by black tesserae.
5th century
c. A.D. 400
13 3/4 x 19 3/4 in. (35 x 50.2 cm)
AP 1972.21
Currently On View
This schematized image of a bird depicts a parrot with a red beak and legs. Black tesserae outline a body predominantly composed of green tesserae with red and yellow around the black pupil of the eye, two yellow tones on the wing, and two gray tones on the underbody.


(Elie Borowski [1913-2003], Basel, Switzerland); purchased by Kimbell Art Foundation, Fort Worth, 1972.