Fragment of a border

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–9th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 11.2 x 18 cm (4 7/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.689

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Costumes

White woolen with a design of two oval-shaped forms, each enclosing a tree, the upper oval motif shows two human figures flanking the tree, woven with brownish violet wool. 15.685- 15.690 are all from one garment.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection