Fragment of a band

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th-9th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 8.5 cm (7 1/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.262

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 red wool; design of a man on a prancing horse and part of another figure, woven with light and dark blue, yellow and green wool and natural-colored linen; borders enclose connected floral motifs; probably part of sleeve band. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection