Fragment of a border

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
8th–10th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 12 x 13.5 cm (4 3/4 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.660

Medium or Technique

Wool, tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Natural-colored woolen ground. Design shows a figure mounted on an animal, followed by a figure on foot, woven with dark blue wool. The part that shows this design is sewed onto a piece of natural-colored wool. Like 15.661

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection