Textile fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
6th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

7.5 x 8.2 cm (2 15/16 x 3 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .082 x .075

Accession Number

96.281

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 linen; ground of natural-colored linen; design in red, light and dark-blue, green and yellow wool; sewed on to a piece of natural- colored linen fabric; design shows floral motifs with branches inside a festooned roundel.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection