Fragment of a border
3rd–4th century A.D.
Overall: 7.5 x 46 cm (2 15/16 x 18 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft
Not On View
Warp of linen; ground of the main area of the band of dark blue wool, with a tracery design of natural-colored line; ground of the border of natural-colored linen, with vine leaf motifs in dark blue wool. The interconnected geometric motifs in the center resemble motifs in late Roman and early Christian mosaics.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection