Fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
8th–10th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 22 cm (4 5/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

22.789

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Neutral yellow wool on which are two bands of design consisting of interlaced branches forming oval units each enclosing a bird, a running animal or a lotus flower motif. The design is woven with brown wool on a light neutral linen ground. The shape of the double band suggests that this is a sleeve band.

Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly