Tapestry

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 26.5 cm (4 3/4 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.381

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: cream linen gauze (in cloth weave): slightly stained; several small holes. At top is fringe (.05 wide). At right is tightly-woven selvedge (.005 wide). Design: silk tapestry band(.025 wide): in green, yellow-green, blue, black and yellow on cream ground. Disconnected ovals containing conventional figures. At top and bottom of band is a narrow woven border (.005 wide) of white silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection