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Design shows Byzantine influence. Red woolen warp; wide red stripe, on each side of which are narrower white stripes, with designs of grotesque figures, animals, and bands woven with blue wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian, 3rd–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall (a): 16 x 18.5 cm (6 5/16 x 7 5/16 in.) Overall (b): 18 x 21 cm (7 1/16 x 8 1/4 in.) Overall (c): 8 x 28 cm (3 1/8 x 11 in.) Overall (d): 9 x 23.5 cm (3 9/16 x 9 1/4 in.) Overall (e): 9.5 x 23.5 cm (3 3/4 x 9 1/4 in.) Overall (f): 9 x 30.5 cm (3 9/16 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

09.124a-f

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles