Fragment of undyed linen with wool and linen tapestry
4th-5th century A.D.
Object Place: Egypt
Overall: 22 x 10.5 cm (8 11/16 x 4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool tapestry with eccentric weft
Not On View
Fragment of undyed linen with band of tapestry woven with purple wool and undyed linen: a row of heart-shaped petals down center of band woven with wool on linen ground, along edges bands of wool with traces of fine linen oulining guilloche design. Ragged, some holes.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer