Fragment of a tapestry border

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 8 7/16 x 11 in. (21.5 x 28 cm)

Accession Number

96.198

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp and ground of natural-colored linen; design of two parallel bands woven with dark brown wool; each band is framed by a border enclosing parallel crossed motifs. Probably a sleeve band.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection