Tunic

Egyptian
4th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

113.5 x 163 cm (44 11/16 x 64 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.63 x 1.135

Accession Number

01.8365

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Costumes

Design shows Byzantine influence. Plain linen, with borders and medallions of tapestry weaving; ground linen with designs in red, blue, green, and yellow wool; blue and white checkered border; occasional tufts of red wool in body of garment.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund