Fragment of a border

Egyptian
Byzantine (Coptic) Period
1st–6th century


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .19 x .095

Accession Number

15.687

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Costumes

A highly styled floral motif is woven in violet thread onto a white woolen base. This piece likly represents a band on the hem or body of a garment. MFA AN 15.685- AN15.690 are all from one garment.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection