Tapestry fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–9th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 18.5 x 32 cm (7 5/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.339

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen, with design of red, dark and light blue, green, pink and yellow wool. Design shows a rectangular unit that encloses small roundels, two crosses and other figures that are difficult to identify.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection