Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 1 15/16 x 4 3/4 in. (5 x 12 cm)

Accession Number

01.5890

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of dark buff colored wool, ground of dark blue wool and the design of natural-colored linen; design consists of two diagonal lines, forming half a lozenge, each enclosing an animal inside half a roundel. Part of an overall design of lozenges enclosing roundels. Probably a sleeve band.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection