This is a Fragment. It is dated 5th–6th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is linen warp; wool and linen weft and its technique is two pieces sewn together; the top appliquéd to the bottom. bottom fabric plain weave with bands of weft loops. top square of tapestry (plain weave with slits, wrapped warps and slanted wefts). It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.
It is credited
Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.
Its dimensions are
Warp x Weft: 21 x 17.8 cm (8 1/4 in. x 7 in.)
Cite this object as
Fragment (Egypt); linen warp; wool and linen weft; Warp x Weft: 21 x 17.8 cm (8 1/4 in. x 7 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-453