Part of a garment

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 24 x 41 cm (9 7/16 x 16 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.722

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 shoulder bands (clavi) of which two are connected. Design shows connected heart-shaped motifs, in blue, pink, and yellow. The motifs in one of the two connected bands are woven in dark and light blue and those in the other band are in dark and light pink. The motifs in the single band are in dark and light blue. Yellow areas are in each of the three bands. From the same garment as 15.723.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection