Requires Photography

Fragment of border

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Christian or Early Islamic
6th–8th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 3 x 23 cm (1 3/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.250

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of dark-blue wool; the design of a waving line with triangular motifs on each side is of pink, green, light blue and yellow wool, and natural-colored linen. Probably a fragment of a shoulder band.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection