Requires Photography

Fragment of a border

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


Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 31.5 cm (3 15/16 x 12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.688

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 oval-shaped forms, each enclosing a tree with branches; the tree in the central unit is flanked by two unidentifiable creatures, woven with brownish violet wool. 15.685- 15.690 are all from one garment.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection