Fragment of a tapestry border

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 11 x 16.5 cm (4 5/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

96.305

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of wool, ground of red wool; a herringbone design framed by disconnected square motifs with pointed edges, in light yellow and green wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection