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Tapestry fragment

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Design shows Roman influence. Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen, with design of human figure with a shield, and two animals woven into a piece of natural-colored linen fabric of looped weaving.

Credit Line

Everett Fund

Egyptian, 1st–4th century A.D.

Dimensions

21 x 22 cm (8 1/4 x 8 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .22 x .21

Accession Number

92.2769

Medium or Technique

Linen; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles