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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment. Undyed linen tabby-woven with part of inwoven tapestry ornament. Tapestry wefts of dark violet wool and undyed linen. Pattern of discs and strapwork. Some wools rotted out.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 4th–5th century A.D.

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1071

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry with eccentric weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles