Fragment of ornament

Egyptian
Early Byzantine or Early Islamic
6th–8th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 11 cm (3 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

92.2780

Medium or Technique

Linen

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; medallion shows a leaf design woven in green, yellow, brown, pink and white linen (?), woven into a piece of natural-colored coarse linen fabric. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Everett Fund