Fragment of border

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


Height x width: 8.5 x 33 cm (3 3/8 x 13 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View


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



Warp linen; design in dark and light green, brown, yellow and red wool and natural-colored linen on a red woolen ground. Design shows an animal, probably a hare, a floating putto holding a basket and a bull (?) between two plants; probably a fragment of a shoulder band (clavus)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection