Fragment of a tunic

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th-8th century A.D.


Height x width: 52.5 x 46.4 cm (20 11/16 x 18 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and red wool

Not On View


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



Red wool in which is woven with green, blue, yellow, brown and red wool and natural-colored linen a design of disconnected heart-shaped leaves and peacocks. In the center of the fragment is a circle enclosing floral and leaf motifs; six heart-shaped leaves stem from the border of the circle.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection