Square fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
7th-10th century A.D. (?)


Dimensions

Height x width: 18.2 x 16 cm (7 3/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.388

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Bluish gray silk ground of diagonal weave; the design consists of a roundel enclosing a candelabra-shaped plant with large leaves woven with cream white silk; the border encloses lotus-like floral motifs on both sides. Cut from a larger piece of silk. Like 15.384 in design but not in color.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection