Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 22 cm (2 3/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.5893

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of light buff colored wool, ground of dark blue wool; design in pink wool consists of leaves and semi-circular motifs from which stem branches or tree-like motifs. Probably a sleeve band. .

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection