Fragment of a border

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
8th–9th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 13.7 x 16 cm (5 3/8 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.397

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

The main field of the band shows a circle enclosing an animal attacking another and a plant inside a leaf motif, framed by three bands detailed with leaves. Ground of the circle is in red and the design in blue, green, yellow, red and violet wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection