Bag

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
5th-7th century A.D. (?)


Dimensions

Overall: 40 x 36 x 1.5 cm (15 3/4 x 14 3/16 x 9/16 in.) Other: 51 cm (20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

91.154

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dark blue and pinkish violet stripes, the latter faded to a yellowish color; in these are knitted zigzag designs made of woolen yarn. Heavy cords at top and bottom.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia B. Edwards