Tapestry fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–8th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 8.5 x 12 cm (3 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

22.26

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of yellow wool tapestry weaving with a design of a flying figure, probably a putto, an animal and a jar from which stem two branches represented diagonally in a V-shaped design; two birds are between the two branches. The deisgn is woven with brown wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection