Fragment of a garment
4th–6th century A.D.
Overall: 46 x 49 cm (18 1/8 x 19 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft, dovetailed
Not On View
Warp of linen; ground of square ornament of plum-colored wool; design of natural-colored linen, with interlacing stems and vine leaves in plum-colored wool, woven into a piece of natural-colored linen fabric. Details are executed with a flying shuttle. Interlaced designs of similar motifs are represented in late Roman and early Christian mosaics.