Fragment of undyed linen with a tapestry band and an eight-pointed star
4th–6th century A.D.
Object Place: Egypt
Overall: 24.5 x 29 cm (9 5/8 x 11 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool tapestry with eccentric weft
Not On View
Fragment of undyed linen with band of tapestry, similar to 55.1010 woven with dark brown wool, and an eight-pointed star-shaped panel of tapestry woven with purplish brown wool sewed on. Design of panel: interlacing coils woven with wool outlined with undyed linen. Part of the wool destroyed showing warps in groups of two and three. Holes, ragged.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer