Compound woven textile
4th-7th century A.D.
Object Place: Coptic, Egypt
Height x width: 14 x 10.5 cm (5 1/2 x 4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool, weft-faced compound tabby
Not On View
Warp of wool; ground of light brown wool with an all-over deisgn of connected octagons, each enclosing a running animal (lion ); the design is woven with dark brown wool, probably a fragment of a covering.
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund