Fragment of tapestry band
5th–6th century A.D.
Overall: 4 x 16 cm (1 9/16 x 6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft
Not On View
Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen, design in three bands, of bluish-gray wool. The central area of the bands contains repeated discs alternating with X motifs and the two others contain connected leaf-like motifs. Probably a sleeve band.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection