User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Fragment of a garment

Start collecting

Woven into natural colored linen is a design of wool that shows a narrow section with a running vine and a yellow rabbit on a diagonal blue band; an animal and a bird (?), both outlined in blue, are on a red ground and floral motifs in yellow and pink on a blue ground are in the centre.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


Overall: 11 x 14.5 cm (4 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts