Fragment of tapestry
4th–5th century A.D.
Object Place: Egypt
Height x width: 12 x 28 cm (4 3/4 x 11 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool with eccentric weft
Not On View
Fragment. Undyed linen tabby-woven ground with two inwoven tapestry bands. Tapestry wefts of violet wool and undyed linen. Each band shows a row of heart-shaped petals next to a row of lozenges. Details of the design are executed with a flying shuttle. Holes.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer