Fragment of tapestry
4th–5th century A.D.
Object Place: Egypt
Overall: 14 x 6 cm (5 1/2 x 2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool tapestry with eccentric weft
Not On View
Fragment. Undyed linen tabby-woven ground with inwoven tapestry band. Tapestry wefts of dark violet wool and undyed linen. A leafy, undulating vine. Some wools rotted out.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer