Fragment of a border

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–8th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 10 x 20 cm (3 15/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

22.785

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of neutral yellow wool. The design shows an animal, two birds and a tree form, the border is in plain greenish brown wool framed by v-shaped ornaments in red. Main design is woven with green, light and dark blue, white and pink wool. Torn.

Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly