Fragment of a garment (?)
Egyptian (Islamic: Upper Egypt ?)
Object Place: Upper Egypt (?), Egypt
Overall: 30 x 53 cm (11 13/16 x 20 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ground of borwnish-red wool on paired wool warps; design consists of a broad tapestry band with two affronted lions and a deer between them, part of an addorsed lion is on the right; woven with yellow, blue, brownish-red and pink on a green ground, band is framed by a border with a square medallion flanked by discs on a blue ground. Design shows Sassanian influence.
Lent by Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes, October 16, 1937.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes