Fragment with two tapestry bands

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


Overall: 13 x 31 cm (5 1/8 x 12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View


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



Two tapestry bands in a linen fragment; ground of the bands is deep pink in which are circles alternating with stylized four-petal floral motifs; the circles enclose birds and geometric motifs; design is woven with green, yellow, pink and dark blue wool and natural-colored linen; probably shoulder bands

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection