Fragment of a linen weaving

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
5th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 17.5 x 22.5 cm (6 7/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

92.2783

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen, with rows of brocaded leaf-shaped motifs, woven with red, yellow, green and dark blue wool; separated by vertical lines of thick linen threads.

Credit Line

Everett Fund