Fragment of a tapestry border
4th–6th century A.D.
Overall: 12.5 x 27.5 cm (4 15/16 x 10 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft
Not On View
Warp of linen; ground of central stripes of natural colored linen, with design of brown wool woven into a piece of natural colored linenfabric. The wool design consists of two bands, each containing a waving branch with leaves on both sides. The borders of the bands show small remains of a tracery design.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection