Requires Photography

Fragment of border

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


Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 x 55.5 cm (2 15/16 x 21 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.122

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of wool; ground of plum-colored wool; with a a design of a row of triangular motifs from which stem two symmetrical circles at the top of the diagonal sides, woven with natural-colored linen; framed by a border of white wool on one side and dark blue wool on the other.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection