4th–6th century A.D.
Height x width: 60.5 x 45.5 cm (23 13/16 x 17 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry; looped weft; details in eccentric weft
Not On View
Square panel woven into a natural-colored linen cloth of very long looped weaving; warp and ground of natural-colored linen; the design inside the square consists of a central circle that encloses a cross inside an eight-pointed star. Surrounding the central circle are four circles each enclosing an animal, and four jars from which stem vine leaves between the circles.The design is in deep violet and yellow wool.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection