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Tapestry

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Ground: entirely cut away. Warps: cream linen. Design: tapestry band of cream linen and red, blue, yellowish-green and black silk. Guilloche of black with cream dots contains either affronted winged animals under a tree with birds, or human figures (arranged alternately) on pink ground....

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Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

second half of 11th century

Dimensions

Overall: 15.5 x 28.5 cm (6 1/8 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

30.699

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles