Tapestry fragment

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 5.5 x 24.5 cm (2 3/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

92.2784

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of linen; ground of coarse natural-colored linen, with a design which suggests a bud and a long stem, of red, yellow, and green wool and natural-colored linen. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Everett Fund