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Pair of tapestry woven square dress ornaments

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Design shows Byzantine influence. Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen, with design of dark purple, green, yellow, light bluish-green, and red wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), 4th–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width (a): 8 7/16 x 8 1/4 in. (21.5 x 21 cm)

Accession Number

96.343a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles