Fragment of tapestry
4th–5th century A.D.
Object Place: Egypt
Height x width: 16 x 14 cm (6 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool with eccentric weft
Not On View
Fragment. Rectangular tapestry ornament, with piece of original undyed linen ground into which it was woven. Tapestry wefts of violet wool and undyed linen. Center shows square enclosing four discs; border of smaller discs; details of the circles are executed by a flying shuttle; outer border scalloped. Holes; worn. Ragged edges.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer