Fragment of a tapestry

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
7th–8th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 16.7 x 32.2 cm (6 9/16 x 12 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.136

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Natural colored linen ground, into which are woven three rows of disconnected leaves, of which the central row consists of smaller units. The design is of red, pink, green, yellow and blue wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection