Fragment of tapestry border
4th–7th century A.D.
Overall: 28 x 53 cm (11 x 20 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry and looped weft
Not On View
Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen, with designs of deep violet, red, green, yellow-green, yellow and pink wool; fringe and band of long-looped weaving. Design in a band consists of a row of roundels of which four enclose baskets, two enclose flowers, and two roundels of which one encloses a hare and the other a lion. Design shows Byzantine influence.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection