Fragment of tapestry
4th–5th century A.D.
Object Place: Egypt
Height x width: 18 x 17.5 cm (7 1/16 x 6 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool with eccentric weft
Not On View
Fragment. Undyed linen tabby-woven ground with inwoven tapestry roundel. Tapestry wefts of violet wool and undyed linen; geometric pattern of interconnected motifs. Stained; frayed edges.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer