Tapestry

mid-10th century


Dimensions

14 x 86 cm (5 1/2 x 33 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .86 x .14

Accession Number

15.522

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: cream linen cloth. Plain selvedge at right. Design: yellow, pink, light-blue and black silk tapestry band (.05 wide). Pink band with irregular disconnected ovals enclosing conventional birds and animals. Above and below is narrow yellow border (.01 wide) decorated with vari-colored ovals.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection