Compound woven textile

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th-7th century A.D.


Object Place: Coptic, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 15.5 x 17.5 cm (6 1/8 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

40.54

Medium or Technique

Wool; weft-faced compound tabby

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund