Requires Photography

Cuff of a garment

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


Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 13.2 cm (2 3/4 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.681

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Costumes

Into a piece of white woolen tapestry are woven two parallel green bands each framed by narrow red bands. The green bands are detailed with heart-shaped forms of red and white, probably leaf or fruit designs.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection