4th–5th century A.D.
20 x 110 cm (7 7/8 x 43 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.10 x .20 (including the linen)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry
Not On View
A band of tapestry with an interlacing design woven with violet wool and light neutral linen. On one side is sewed a strip of light neutral colored linen; The interlaced motifs resemble those in late Roman and early Christian mosaics. one border encloses ovals alternating with rectangular motifs and the other encloses lozenges alternating with circular motifs.
Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly