End of a border of square tapestry medallion
6th–7th century A.D.
Height x width: 6 x 5.2 cm (2 3/8 x 2 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry
Not On View
In a violet brown octagon a kneeling animal with its tail curled over its back is looking backward. The lines on the animal suggest that it may represent a pather. On three sides are pieces of a border of a wavecrest motif. Woven with natural colored linen and violet brown wool.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection