Fragment of a tapestry band
4th–6th century A.D.
Object Place: Egypt
Overall: 15 x 5.5 cm (5 7/8 x 2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool tapestry with eccentric weft
Not On View
Fragment of band woven with dark brown wool on an undyed linen ground: small stylized lions, and a rabbit, framed by guilloche formed by coiling vine. Details and outlines on animals woven with linen, and a little neutral yellow wool, the tongues woven with red wool. A few holes.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer