Fragment with a tapestry band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–9th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 19.5 x 24.5 cm (7 11/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.397

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Natural colored linen into which is woven a tapestry band with two stripes showing designs of candelabra-like tree motifs alternating with animals, woven in orange, blue, yellow and green on a reddish pink ground. Design and reddish ground woven in wool. Probably a fragment of a sleeve (?)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection