Linen fragment with a tapestry design

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
6th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 21 x 18 cm (8 1/4 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.123

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 an oblong medallion bearing a flowering tree. The design is of green, yellow, red, and violet wool. The design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection