Tapestry fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th-6th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 14 x 35.9 cm (5 1/2 x 14 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.204

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen; design consists of two parallel bands (sleeve bands), each enclosing a row of three jars with vine plants, a pair of small discs flank each jar; woven with dark brown wool into a natural-colored linen fabric.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection