Fragment

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


Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 15 cm (5 1/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.5829

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp and ground of linen; design of brownish purple wool. Design consists of two bands each containing a dancing figure. The bands are sewed with the dancers in reversed direction. Probably a sleeve band  Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection