Fragment of a band
5th–6th century A.D.
Overall: 10.3 x 35 cm (4 1/16 x 13 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft
Not On View
The design shows Roman influence. White linen ground with designs woven in brown wool. A hare, a lion, a panther and another hare are running towards a basket in the central area of the band. Above the basket is a row of three connected circular motifs. Leaves surround the animals and the circular motifs. The design shows Roman influence.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection