Fragment of square tapestry ornament
5th–7th century A.D.
Overall: 9 x 9.5 cm (3 9/16 x 3 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry
Not On View
Warp and ground, linen; design of brownish purple wool. Design consists of a central square surrounded by four square units, one in each corner, from which stem swastika-like motifs that connect these units. Design shows Roman influence.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection