Fragment of a border
6th–7th century A.D.
Overall: 46 x 29 cm (18 1/8 x 11 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry, with eccentric weft
Not On View
The ground is brownish violet wool; the design of circles that alternately enclose male (?) busts and lions. Four leaf-like forms each springing from the corners of a square are between the circles, is woven with brownish violet and red wool and white linen. Part of the same garment as 15.441.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection