7th-9th century A.D.
Object Place: Egypt
Height x width: 23.5 x 7 cm (9 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool plain weave, brocaded
Not On View
Fragment. Narrow, irregular strip of pale red wool tabby-woven cloth brocaded with pale blue and yellow wools and thick undyed linen yarns. Remaining design shows only large-scale saw-tooth pattern. Mounted on piece of plain undyed linen cloth with two stripes of pale blue wool; no indication of whether these were associated originally. Frayed and worn; holes.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer