Tapestry fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–9th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 33 x 19 cm (13 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

01.5858

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Linen fragment into which is woven a square tapestry panel with red ground, Design shows two dancing figures (?) inside a roundel framed by the square, woven in dark blue, yellow and buff wool, and border of red and buff wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection