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

Warp of yellow wool; ground of yellow wool, and design woven with brownish violet, yellow, green, blue and red wool. 08.384a: Part of the neck of a garment; the design shows on the right and left, pairs of standing human figures each with a raised right arm and an open palm (dancers ?), and in...

Show Full Description

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th–9th century A.D.


Height x width (a): 46 x 18.5 cm (18 1/8 x 7 5/16 in.) Height x width (b): 9 x 40 cm (3 9/16 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts