Tapestry fragment of a band

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 14.5 x 31.5 cm (5 11/16 x 12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.2382

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Ground, natural colored linen: design woven in red, dull yellow, light green, and dark blue wool. Design shows connected lozenges each enclosing alternately a bird and a six-pointed star.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection