Fragment of tapestry band
4th–6th century A.D.
Overall: 9 x 21 cm (3 9/16 x 8 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft
Not On View
Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen, design of four rows of heart-shaped forms of dark plum-colored wool. A plain plum-colored band with octagonal tracery motif is in the centre of the band. Probably a sleeve band. Desgin shows Roman influence.
Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst