Fragment of ornamental Tapestry Band

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


Dimensions

20 x 25 cm (7 7/8 x 9 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .25 x .20

Accession Number

15.437

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

The design, which shows Byzantine influence, consists of four female figures richly clothed holding horns of plenty. It is woven with pink blue, green, yellow and violet wool on a linen warp. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection