Fragment of a curtain or a covering
4th-5th century A.D.
Object Place: Egypt
Height x width: 40.5 x 38 cm (15 15/16 x 14 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool, loop woven
Not On View
Octagonal piece of loop weaving stitched to a plain linen ground, encloses four light and dark blue spotted lozenges on a brownish purple ground connected by orange lines. Leaf-like motifs in orange wool are dispersed around the lozenges. In the center is a square enclosing two connected leaf-like (?) motifs in red wool. Wool pattern pile worn in several places. Holes in linen ground.
Harriet Otis Cruft Fund