Fragment of undyed linen with wool and linen tapestry
5th–6th century A.D.
Object Place: Egypt
Overall: 18.5 x 19 cm (7 5/16 x 7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool tapestry
Not On View
Fragment of undyed linen with two parallel bands of tapestry woven with reddish-purple wool, and undyed linen: the center of the bands plain ribbed wool, along the edges angular beading in wool against linen. Wool destroyed in places showing linen warps in groups of five. Linen ragged, some holes. Similar to 55.1007 and .1008.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer