Fragment of a border

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


Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 25 cm (3 9/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.686

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Costumes

White woolen with a design of two oval-shaped forms of which one encloses a tree and the other encloses a cross with four birds between its arms, woven with brownish violet wool. 15.685 - 15.690 are all from one garment.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection