Tapestry

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
6th–8th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 20 cm (3 3/4 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

92.2791

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

On a piece of linen tapestry is a leaf-shaped form enclosing a three leaf-design woven in green and light wool Part of the inner leaf has disappeared.

Provenance

Purchased by vote of the TrusteesFrom R. Forrer of Strasburg

Credit Line

Everett Fund