7th–9th century A.D.
Height x width (tapestry square): 22.5 x 33 cm (8 7/8 x 13 in.)
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Rectangular band with borders made of more than one piece; the central design consists of three oval-shaped units of which the one in the center encloses a floral motif (?) and each of the lateral ones encloses an animal; above and below this area are borders that enclose animal heads (?), connected heart-shaped leaves, and lozenges that enclose crosses. The side borders consist of connected oval shaped motifs. Woven with bright red, blue, green and yellow, dark brown and pink wool.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection