Pair of tapestry woven square dress ornaments

Egyptian (Coptic)
4th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width (a): 8 7/16 x 8 1/4 in. (21.5 x 21 cm)

Accession Number

96.343a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Design shows Byzantine influence. Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen, with design of dark purple, green, yellow, light bluish-green, and red wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection