Fragment of a border

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
5th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 17 x 12.5 cm (6 11/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.745

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry, dovetailed

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

On a dark green woolen ground is a design of dancing figures, a warrior (?) and trees, probably part of a Dionysiac scene, woven with white wool. Design shows Roman influence

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection