Tapestry

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


Dimensions

Overall: 25 x 23.6 cm (9 13/16 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.129

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, into which is woven a rosette motif with four petals inside a circle, two separate petals (?) and a bird. The design is of red, blue, pink, yellow and green wool. The design shows Byzantine influnece.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection