Tapestry fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 3 1/8 x 2 9/16 in. (8 x 6.5 cm)

Accession Number

01.5831

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp and ground of linen; design of brown wool showing a branch with a fruit  surrounded by leaves. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection