6th–7th century A.D.
Overall: 5.5 x 44 cm (2 3/16 x 17 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry; slit in the lower part of the band
Not On View
Natural colored linen; with a design woven with dark brown wool. The design of the lower part of the band shows a vine scroll forming circular ornaments that frame birds and leaves. This part is separated from the upper part by a plain brown rectangular area with a lotus-like motif. The upper portion of the band show two medallions, one encloses a hunter and the other encloses a hare. A pendant that ends with an oval motif that encloses vine leaves extends from the lower end of the band. Design shows Roman influence. Importation 204.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection