Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 13 x 8 cm (5 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.5905

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Dark grey ground; the design, of light brown, consists of roundels enclosing floral motifs with broders of festooned branches carrying flowers; the design in the fragment shows one complete roundel and parts of two others; the middle part is sewn onto the fragment.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection