Fragment of matting

Fragment of matting

Fragment of matting
Central Asia
100-300 AD
Plant fibre matting
Length 25 cm x width 18 cm
Museum no. LOAN:STEIN.191 (N.008)
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London
On loan from Government of India and the Archaeological Survey of India

This decorative matting is made from split rush plant in a zigzag pattern. It could have been used as floor covering.