Compound woven textile
4th-7th century A.D.
Object Place: Coptic, Egypt
Height x width: 15.5 x 17.5 cm (6 1/8 x 6 7/8 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 bird framed by a scrolled branch, of dark brown wool; probably a fragment of a covering.
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund