Fragment of a border

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
8th–10th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 16.5 x 24 cm (6 1/2 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.661

Medium or Technique

Wool, tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Natural-colored woolen ground. Design in blue wool. Design shows human figures with raised hands standing next to mounted figures; a patch of the same natural-colored wool of the ground is sewed onto the upper part of the fragment. Like 15.660.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection