Textile fragment with a tapestry ornament
6th–7th century A.D.
Height x width: 10 x 11 cm (3 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry
Not On View
Warp and ground in linen; design of a stem carrying five branches each ending with a single floral motif, in red, green and yellow wool; woven into a piece of natural-colored linen fabric. Design shows Byzantine influence.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection