Fragment of round medallion
4th–6th century A.D.
Height x width: 21 x 20.5 cm (8 1/4 x 8 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft
Not On View
Warp and ground of linen; design of plum-colored wool. Design shows a central circle enclosing a tree with vine leaves inhabited by two birds and framed by an interlaced cable enclosing rosettes. The legs and beaks of the two birds are woven in red wool. Design shows Roman influence.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection