Fragment of tapestry band
4th century A.D.
Object Place: Egypt
Overall: 7 x 10.5 cm (2 3/4 x 4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool tapestry with eccentric weft
Not On View
Fragment of tapestry band woven with dark purple wool, and undyed linen on undyed linen warp (probably cut from linen cloth): the center of the band woven with wool with traces of fine linen outlines of interlacing bands, on one side narrow border of small ovals and dots outlined with linen. Wool destroyed in places showing warps in groups of threes and twos.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer