Fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Buzantine
5th–6th century


Dimensions

16 x 36 cm (6 5/16 x 14 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .36 x .16

Accession Number

15.430

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is woven of neutral yellow wool; on it is a design of closely arranged horsemen, warriors and animals, some of the horses have apparently the tails of fish; the design is woven of dark neutral colored wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection