Fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
5th-7th century A.D.


Dimensions

54 x 92.5 cm (21 1/4 x 36 7/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .925 x .54

Accession Number

91.157

Medium or Technique

Wool and linen

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Deep red woolen fabric with stripes of natural-colored linen and a red fringe on one edge. Linen thread has been looped in and braided together. Very ragged.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia B. Edwards