Tapestry fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
6th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 13 x 15 cm (5 1/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.414

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Natural colored linen ground, in which is woven with dark blue, yellow, red and pink wool, a cock (?) with a long tail. Probably a fragment of a hanging or a covering.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection