Embroidery

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
6th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 9.5 x 7.8 cm (3 3/4 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.274

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Worked in chain and other stitches, in red, green and dark blue wool on a piece of natural-colored linen fabric. Design shows a jar from which stem branches with vine leaves and grape motifs. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection