Fragment of a covering (?)

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
8th-10th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 46 x 67.5 cm (18 1/8 x 26 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.864

Medium or Technique

Wool and Silk

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of dark blue wool with bands of yellow, red and white silk enclosing geometric motifs; indistinct Coptic or Greek letters are between two narrow bands. Very ragged. Pieced to make a panel. Mounted with 96.136. Probably a fragment of a covering.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection