Tapestry fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
5th-7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 50 cm (8 7/8 x 19 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.158

Medium or Technique

Wool and linen; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of red wool; fragment with a band of a scrolled branch from which stem rosettes on both sides, bordered with a plain red ground wool on one side and a dark brown wool on the other; the design is woven with brownish white wool and natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection