Fragment of a band

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


Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 12 cm (3 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.5901

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, design of red, orange, blue and green wool and natural-colored linen; design consists of an oval-shaped medallion enclosing a lozenge from which stem eight branches each ending with a leaf; an elongated floating putto is in each side of the border.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection