4th–5th century A.D.
Object Place: Egypt
Overall: 17 x 21 cm (6 11/16 x 8 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool tapestry with eccentric weft
Not On View
L-shaped ornament. Purple woolen wefts on undyed linen warps alternately doubled and tripled. The main area displays interlocked bands and the borders contain Geometric motifs. The designs are defined by fine undyed linen threads, eccentrically woven. Some wools rotted out. Holes and stains.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer