Tapestry fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
8th–10th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 11.4 x 11 cm (4 1/2 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

22.774

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

On a yellow wool ground is a part of a band with a design including a lion enclosed in a medallion, woven with red wool. The ground of a smaller medallion enclosing the lion is neutral brown and is framed by an interlaced linear ornament. Warp is neutral brown wool.

Credit Line

Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly