second half of the 10th century
Overall: 5 x 46.5 cm (1 15/16 x 18 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and silk
Not On View
In two parts, mounted together. Ground: cream linen cloth, almost entirely cut away. Design: silk tapestry band (.05 wide) in blue, green, brown and yellow on cream ground. Irregular ovals, each containing rabbit, bird or conventional figure, are connected with cream dots on black line. Interstices are filled with triangular conventional forms. At top (in blue) and at bottom (in brown) is a narrow crenelated border (.005 wide).
Denman Waldo Ross Collection