Requires Photography

Fragment of a border

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
5th–6th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 8 cm (8 11/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.5889

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 dark blue wool, with designs in natural-colored linen and yellow wool. Design consists of disconnected rectangular motifs, each enclosing lozenges. Probably a sleeve band.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection