Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

107 x 74 cm (42 1/8 x 29 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.167a

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of dark blue. The design of repeated rows of ankh-like motifs is woven with yellow, dark green and red wool. b. - Fragment of border. Blue ground, and stems enclosing one single flower and half of a diamond detailed with similar diamonds. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection