Fragment of a tapestry band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–9th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 33 x 7.8 cm (13 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.145

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Light brownish wool ground, green in places. On this are woven with yellow wool, lions, alternating with other animals, probably hares. A red wool border is on one side of the band, probably a shoulder band.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection