Fragment of a band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
8th–9th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 15.5 x 29 cm (6 1/8 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.718

Medium or Technique

wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

White wool ground. The design consists of a band enclosing stylized motifs of centaurs and unidentifiable creatures woven with green wool, framed by a plain green band with an outer border that consists of semi circular ornaments each framing a small disc. Most likely a fragment of a garment.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection