Cuff of a garment

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


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

15.682

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Costumes

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