Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 8.5 x 30 cm (3 3/8 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

92.2754

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 a row of six connected ovals each containing an animal: hares are in five of the ovals and a lion is in one; design is woven with brown wool into a natural-colored linen fabric; probably a fragment of a shoulder band.

Credit Line

Everett Fund