Fragment of a border
3rd–4th century A.D.
Overall: 12.5 x 42.3cm (4 15/16 x 16 5/8in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft
Not On View
Warp of linen; ground of central band of dark purple wool with a tracery design of natural-colored linen; ground of outer stripes of natural-colored linen, with floral designs of dark purple wool. The tracery design resembles meandering motifs in Roman mosaics
Denman Waldo Ross Collection