Fragment of a border

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


Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 16.5 cm (2 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

92.2778

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; design consists of a row of three trees and two pairs of leave flanking the areas between the trees; woven with blue, green, red, and yellow wool, and natural-colored linen; the frame encloses plant motifs. Probably a sleeve band.

Credit Line

Everett Fund