Requires Photography

Piece of silk

Egyptian
4th?–7th century


Dimensions

11.5 x 9 cm (4 1/2 x 3 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .09 x .115

Accession Number

15.525

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Deep bluish violet and cream white silk of similar design to 15.527. Only part of the floral border of one of the large circles and the hind quarters of a lioness and hind feet of a horse, are left. Sewed to a piece of coarse linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection