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Five tapestry fragments

Egyptian
2nd–4th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width (a): ? x 18 7/8 in. (? x 48 cm) Height x width (b): 4 1/2 x 5 1/8 in. (11.5 x 13 cm) Height x width (c): 4 15/16 x 5 1/8 in. (12.5 x 13 cm) Height x width (d): 9 5/8 x 11 5/8 in. (24.5 x 29.5 cm) Height x width (e): 8 11/16 x 3 1/8 in. (22 x 8 cm)

Accession Number

04.1978a-e

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Design shows Roman influence. Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen, with design of deep violet wool.

Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh (Lot III, 24.£17)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund