Tapestry

Egyptian


Dimensions

176 x 35 cm (69 5/16 x 13 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.35 x 1.76

Accession Number

28.18

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment. Warp: red wool. Weft: red, blue, green, and yellow wool, and natural colored linen. Design: figures repeated on red ground, two men affronted, holding leashed cheetahs, and between them bowl of fruit above which are two birds. Fragmentary border on three sides, conventionalized flowers on dark blue ground. Worn, many holes. (Persian influence)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection