Fragment of undyed linen with wool and linen tapestry
4th-5th century A.D.
Object Place: Egypt
Overall: 26 x 11.5 cm (10 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and Wool with eccentric weft
Not On View
Fragment of undyed linen with two bands of tapestry, woven with purple wool and undyed linen: undulating vine with stylized leaves and bunches of grapes, woven with wool on linen ground with details outlined with fine linen. Wool destoyed in places showing warps in groups of twos and threes. Linen ragged, some holes.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer