Fragment

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


Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 13.2 cm (8 7/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.428

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Ground of yellow wool, the design of pillar-like bands, each ending with two diamond-shaped medallions, is woven with brownish violet wool and natural-colored linen; smaller diamond-shaped motifs are between the bands.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection