Fragment with a rectangular tapestry panel
7th–10th century A.D.
Overall: 15 x 16.3 cm (5 7/8 x 6 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry, dovetailed
Not On View
Neutral yellow wool with a rectangular medallion with motifs woven with brown wool and light neutral linen. The design consists of a a central rectangular motif that encloses a human figure surrounded by birds (?). Surrounding this area are motifs of fish alternating with birds and an unidentifiable motif that resembles the Chi-Rho motif (?), or it may represent an angel (?)
Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly