Royall Tyler to Mildred Barnes Bliss, November 3, 1934



Love and messages from Prague. I’ve seen one of the great Byz. textilesThe “Prague Rider Silk,” composed of fragments of a seventh-century silk mounted to the insides of the end boards of a ninth-century gospel book in the Chapter Library of Prague Cathedral. See Hayford Peirce and Royall Tyler, “The Prague Rider-Silk and the Persian-Byzantine Problem,” The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs 68, no. 398 (May 1936): 213–15, 218–21, and 224. of the world here. And there has been much talk of you two.

Harriet W.Harriet Sutherland Wright, the wife of Butler Wright. They were married in 1916.

J.B.W.Joshua Butler Wright (1877–1939), an American diplomat who served as the U.S. envoy to Hungary between 1927 and 1930.

R. T.

Associated Places: Prague (Czech Republic)