Part of a garment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
7th–8th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 24 x 39 cm (9 7/16 x 15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.723

Medium or Technique

Linen tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Costumes

Natural colored linen, into which are woven three connected shoulder bands (clavi). Design shows connected heart-shaped motifs, in blue, pink, and yellow. The motifs in the central band are woven in dark and light blue and those in the side bands are in dark and light pink. Yellow areas are in each of the three bands. From the same garment as 15.722.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection