Fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
7th–8th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 9.5 x 8.5 cm (3 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

93.1471

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, tapestry design of five unidentifiable motifs (basket-like shapes ), three woven in red and pink, one in light green and yellow and one in dark and light blue, conected by heavy linen threads.

Credit Line

Gift of Sir C. Purdon Clarke