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Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th-9th century A.D.


Height x width (a): 11 x 17.3 cm (4 5/16 x 6 13/16 in.) Height x width (b): 10.2 x 15.3 cm (4 x 6 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, tapestry

Not On View


Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World



Natural-colored linen warp; the main area of the border has a brown ground, and is divided into diamonds by black and light orange wool; the ground of the two outer borders is pink and have designs of ovals separated by dots; woven with green, light and dark blue and red wool. Design shows Byzantine influence. Apparently from the same garment as 10.147.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection