Tapestry: Large medal with pendant
3rd–4th century A.D.
Overall: 35.5 x 62 cm (14 x 24 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool and eccentric weft
Not On View
Oval medallion of violet wool and white linen; in the middle is an all-over design of octagons and diamonds. The main area is framed by two borders of which the inner encloses repeated lozenge motifs and the outer consists of interconnected branches with vine leaf motifs. The pendant ends with a medallion with four vine leaf motifs.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection