Fragment of border

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
6th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 16.5 cm (1 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

01.5862

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 natural linen; ground of yellow, design of red, green and dark brown wool, consists of a flower flanked by two parrots (?), framed by a wavecrest border. Design shows Byzantine influence. Probably a sleeve band

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection