Fragment of tapestry
4th–5th century A.D.
Object Place: Egypt
Overall: 4 x 12 cm (1 9/16 x 4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool tapestry with eccentric weft
Not On View
Fragment. Undyed linen tabby-woven with part of inwoven tapestry ornament. Tapestry wefts of dark violet wool and undyed linen. Pattern of discs and strapwork. Some wools rotted out.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer