Tapestry

Egyptian
1st(?)–12th century


Dimensions

22 x 32.5 cm (8 11/16 x 12 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .325 x .22

Accession Number

96.271

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

The design shows Persian influence. Dark reddish brown ground, on which are horsemen, face to face and back to back, below, the horsemen are animals with long tails. The design is woven with yellow, green, yellowish-brown, and dark blue, green wool and white linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection