Band of tapestry weaving
7th-9th century A.D.
Object Place: Egypt
Height x width: 21 x 41 cm (8 1/4 x 16 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool; tapestry weaving
Not On View
Band of red ground enclosing a narrower band of orange ground with equestiran figures alternating with figures, each with the left hand raised, standing next to an animal; woven with green, red, brown, orange, yellow and white wool; the outer border on the two sides encloses wave crest motifs.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection