Fragment of garment

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


Dimensions

Overall: 26 x 35.5 cm (10 1/4 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

96.142

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Costumes

Warp of yellow wool, ground of yellow wool; woven into it is a border and medallion with a ground of slate colored wool and a design of birds and crosses in diamonds of white wool. Three small medallions containing rosettes. Design shows Byzantine influence. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection