Fragment of tapestry
4th–5th century A.D.
Object Place: Egypt
Overall: 13.5 x 8.5 cm (5 5/16 x 3 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 violet wool and undyed linen. Pattern indistinct: guilloche between dented stripes(?). Much wool rotted out.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer