Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 16.3 x 9 cm (6 7/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

22.17

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Jar hanging from a guilloche chain, woven with yellow, orange, blue and pink wool and cream colored linen. Probably an ornament cut from a linen curtain.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection