Requires Photography

Piece of silk

Egyptian
4th?–7th century


Dimensions

10 x 8 cm (3 15/16 x 3 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .08 x .10

Accession Number

15.526

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 from the same piece as 15.527. Only part of the floral border of one of the large circles and lower part of the legs and tail of a lioness show. Sewed to a piece of coarse linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection