Tapestry

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Christian or Early Islamic
6th-8th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 24.5 x 12.5 cm (9 5/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.135

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of red wool in which are disconnected heart-shaped leaves, woven with red and green wool and natural colored linen. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection