Tapestry band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th-9th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 22 x 4.5 cm (8 11/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

96.307

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; the design shows diagonal lines that form half lozenges, each framing half of a medallion, woven with natural-colored linen. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection