Fragment of tapestry band
5th–7th century A.D.
Overall: 4.5 x 23.5 cm (1 3/4 x 9 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 in dark brown wool.design in dark brown. The design consists of two roundels each enclosing an animal, probably a hare. At each side of the roundels are rectangular areas that enclose interlaced bands. A knot-like design is in the center of two of the rectangular areas. Design shows Roman influence.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection