Fragment of linen tapestry
4th–6th century A.D.
Object Place: Egypt
Overall: 14.5 x 4.5 cm (5 11/16 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool tapestry with eccentric weft
Not On View
Fragment of linen with band of tapestry with design woven with dark brown wool, on undyed linen ground: a row of small ovals, framing respectively, a rabbit, a stylized bird and a plant(?) Part of the wool destroyed showing warps in groups of twos and threes. Holes.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer