Tapestry fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
7th–8th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 21 x 40 cm (8 1/4 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

92.2782

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; stripes of dark-blue wool guard, a row of five medallions of jar-like motifs with trees (?), woven with yellow, green, and dark-blue wool, and natural-colored linen.

Credit Line

Everett Fund