Requires Photography

Neck of a garment

Egyptian
4th?–7th century


Dimensions

17 x 29 cm (6 11/16 x 11 7/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .29 x .17

Accession Number

15.527a-c

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Costumes

Deep bluish violet ground; part of an all-over design of large circles connected by small circles and with mounted horsemen shooting at each other as they ride along; below each horse is a running lioness. The circle is surrounded by a conventional floral border. The design is woven with deep cream colored silk. Pieced and worn. Sewed to a piece of heavy linen. From the same piece as 15.526.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection