Cuff of a garment

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


Overall: 10.5 x 21 cm (4 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View


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



Design consists of band with two parallel stripes separated by a narrow stripe. Lozenges with X-motifs alternate with circles, each enclosing a bird are in the wide stripes. The designs are woven in red, green and yellow wool and natural-colored linen. The middle stripe is woven in yellow. Probably a fragment of a sleeven band (?)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection