Fragment of a border

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 8 x 19 cm (3 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15.658

Medium or Technique

Wool, tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

A jar (?) from which stems a row of ogival forms enclosing an animal, a bird and a diamond motif, woven with green, and natural-colored wool. The latter is much stained.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection