Fragment of a tapestry band

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 11.5 x 35.5 cm (4 1/2 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

01.5882

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp, wool; ground of yellow wool, design of plum colored motifs, with a little natural colored linen. Design shows a composition crowded with human figures, animals and fish.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection