Textile fragment

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


Object Place: possibly Achmim, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 8.3 x 13 cm (3 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

09.127

Medium or Technique

Silk samite

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Gray silk ground with lozenges formed by diagonal bands of scrolled branches with floral motifs in the center of each lozenge is a tree flanked by two birds.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection