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Fragment of a border

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Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen, design of a dog in the center flanked by two lotus-like flowers in profile, of green, red, light brown and yellow wool; probably a sleeve band.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–8th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 7 x 17 cm (2 3/4 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.246

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles