8th–10th century A.D.
Overall: 37 x 36.5 cm (14 9/16 x 14 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool Tapestry with eccentric weft
Not On View
The ground is woven of neutral yellow wool; on it is a design woven with a brown colored wool. The middle of the lower part of the design shows a rectangular area with two pendants flanked by a medallion enclosing a duck or a bird on each side. A human figure is in the middle between the two pendants. Flanking the rectangular area and above it are six rows of hunters alternating with lions and hares. Each figure raises its right open hand. Repeated bird motifs frame the upper part of the fragment.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection