Three fragments of a border

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th–8th century


Dimensions

Height x width (a): 4 3/4 x 4 1/8 in. (12 x 10.5 cm) Height x width (b): 43 x 43cm (16 15/16 x 16 15/16in.) Height x width (c): 4 5/16 x 2 3/16 in. (11 x 5.5 cm)

Accession Number

01.5854a-c

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Design shows Byzantine influence. Warp, linen; ground of red, design of blue; yellow and green wool, and white linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection