Fragment of a tapestry medallion
5th–6th century A.D.
Height x width: 27 x 26.3 cm (10 5/8 x 10 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry
Not On View
Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen, design in plum-colored and red wool, of a vase with plant growing from it , in the center of which is a putto, surrounded by vine leaves. Traces of two birds are below the figure. Design shows Roman influence.