Requires Photography

Neck of a garment

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


Height x width: 31.3 x 16.2 cm (12 5/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View


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



Warp and weft of wool; in the center are two human figures each stands under an arch and raises one hand; on each side are two human figures (hunters ) with hares and lions. The borders on both sides as well as the three sides of the middle area below the arches, consist of disconnected discs. The designs are woven with white and green on a dark brown ground, and the middle area below the arches is in red wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection