Tapestry fragment--panel with horse and rider
5th–7th century A.D.
Height x width: 14 3/16 x 25 13/16 in. (36 x 65.5 cm)
Medium or Technique
Linen and Wool, with eccentric weft and hatching
Not On View
Warp is natural-colored linen; design in brown, red, green, yellow and orange wool and ground in natural colored linen. A square panel with a central roundel framing a square that encloses a mounted figure surrounded by medallions that contain baskets filled with fruits, animals, and busts of female figures. Vine motifs fill the corners of the inner square and leaves surround the medallions.
Gift of Marion D. Campbell