Fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–8th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 18.5 x 6 cm (7 5/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.266

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of red wool; design, of two human figures and two animals in the middle, of natural colored linen and yellow brown wool in the frame. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection