Fragment of undyed linen with a tapestry band
4th–6th century A.D.
Object Place: Egypt
Overall: 28 x 8 cm (11 x 3 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool tapestry with eccentric weft
Not On View
Fragment of undyed linen with band of tapestry with design woven with dark brown wool on undyed linen ground: a guilloche of delicate vines bearing small leaves frames stylized rabbits, a jar with fruits (?), and a duck or a bird (?). Fragile, ragged. Design shows Roman influence.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer