Fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th-9th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 33.5 cm (4 15/16 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

85.638

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: light neutral linen. Weft: white linen, red, blue, green, and yellow wool (all left spun). Design: band with red ground ornamented with row of small ovals and lozenges down the center woven with flowering plants in wool on linen, and half ovals and lonzenges down the sides. Very ragged. 85.707 originally attached to it. See note.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription