Fragment of a tunic, probably a sleeve band

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


Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 23.5 cm (5 1/8 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

22.781

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Costumes

Yellow wool on which are woven bands of dark neutral brown wool with a guilloche design and crosses woven with yellow wool and natural-colored linen. The frame consists of connected loop-like motifs. The size and the shape suggest that this was used as a sleeve band.

Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly