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Weft-faced plain weave with tapestry weave and supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed wool
Overall: 29.2 x 19.1 cm (11 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.); 39.4 x 26.7 cm (15 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.)
Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1983.262.b
This deep-purple grape leaf once decorated the plain linen ground of a curtain. It probably refers to Dionysus, the classical god of wine, whose cult was popular in Egypt through the 6th century.
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