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4th–7th century A.D.
Overall (a): 25 x 43 cm (9 13/16 x 16 15/16 in.) Overall (b): 9.5 x 8.5 cm (3 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool tapestry
Not On View
Natural colored linen warp thread; the ground is woven with pink wool, the design consists of a large circle of leaves (?) enclosing mounted horsemen, back to back, and below them affronted lions (?) and two half circles with horsemen affronted and back to back. The colors are blues, green, yellow, brown, pink and white, and are much altered by time. Much worn and patched.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection