Fragment of undyed linen with wool and linen tapestry
4th century A.D.
Object Place: Egypt
Overall: 11.5 x 11 cm (4 1/2 x 4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool tapestry with eccentric weft
Not On View
Fragment of undyed linen, woven with pale yellow wool warp, with band of tapestry woven with purple wool and undyed linen: the center of the band woven with wool with fine linen thread outlining a pointed oval and small circles, with narrow bands along edges of small pointed ovals and stylized leaves. Wool destoyed in places, ragged.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer