Fragment of looped weaving

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th–6th century A.D.


Dimensions

35.6 x 73.5 cm (14 x 28 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .735 x .356

Accession Number

01.8337

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Plain linen with design of purple, red, green, blue and yellow wool, in looped weaving. Design shows a vertical band enclosing geometric motifs; probably part of a covering.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund