Fragment of border
4th–6th century A.D.
Overall: 7 x 46 cm (2 3/4 x 18 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry
Not On View
Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen, with design in deep brown wool, which consists of connected and stylized leaf-like motifs flanked by discs. A few units display the original motif identified by remaining tracery designs. Probaby a fragment of a shoulder band. From Akhmim.
Purchased with the Sears Fund by A.M. Lythgoe,From Ghirgas of Keneh. (Lot VI. 33. £5).
Emily Esther Sears Fund