Fragment of a tunic

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


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

14.865

Medium or Technique

Linen and red wool

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Costumes

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