Tapestry fragment

Egyptian (Islamic)
Fatimid
mid-11th century


Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 14.4 cm (6 1/2 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.694

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: light blue linen; an L-shaped fragment with a design of jar-like motifs and a middle band enclosing oval-shaped designs; woven with natural-colored and blue linen, neutral yellow and dark brown silk; ground on two sides of the fragment is of orange and pinkish violet silk. Probably part of a garment. Ragged (Fatimid period)

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund