Fragments of a border sewed together

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
8th–10th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 21 x 22.5 cm (8 1/4 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.86

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is light yellowish-green wool, the symmetrical design of pairs of human figures, birds and animals, each pair flanks a lozenge stemming from a candelabra-like motif, is woven wih yellow and dark blue wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection