Fragment of a garment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
6th–8th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 14.5 cm (4 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.806

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Costumes

Woven into natural colored linen is a design of wool that shows a narrow section with a running vine and a yellow rabbit on a diagonal blue band; an animal and a bird (?), both outlined in blue, are on a red ground and floral motifs in yellow and pink on a blue ground are in the centre.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection