Shoulder band (clavus)
7th–10th century A.D.
Overall: 5 x 67 cm (1 15/16 x 26 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry
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Band, with pendant form at each end woven with dark brown wool and natural colored linen, on a ground of yellow wool. The design consists of fish, birds and mermaids. The pendant at the end of the band shows that this is a shoulder band (clavus)
Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly