Tapestry

Egyptian
2nd?–7th century


Dimensions

Overall (a): 7.5 x 40.5 cm (2 15/16 x 15 15/16 in.) Overall (b): 8 x 40.5 cm (3 1/8 x 15 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.404a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen and woo tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Natural colored linen on which are sewed two shoulder bands of tapestry. The ground of the bands is pinkish-red wool. The design consists of smail-like forms alternating with floating figures (souls?) carrying something in their hands. The hands end in heart-shaped pendants. Sewed together by the dealer.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection