Fragment of a border

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–8th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 20 x 11.5 cm (7 7/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

01.5900

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Yellow woolen cloth, probably a fragment of a garment with a border. Ground of the border is in dark blue wool with designs of plants with round leaves on both sides and a floral motif at the top (probably lotus plants), woven with red, green, yellow, and light brown wool and natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection