Fragments of a border sewed together

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
6th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width (a): 14.3 x 21.2 cm (5 5/8 x 8 3/8 in.) Height x width (b): 12 x 18.7 cm (4 3/4 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.422a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is linen, the design of a scrolling grape vine with leaves and birds, is woven with white linen and yellow, red, green and blue wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection