Fragment of a border

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 13.5 x 28 cm (5 5/16 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

15.679

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Dark brown tapestry, into which is woven with yellow and red wool, a wide band of ornament, consisting of bars (pillar-like motifs); from each end of which spring leaves; the bars frame single birds and unidentifiable forms, probably fish (?)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection