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 shoulder band

Start collecting

Warp of wool; ground of red wool; ground of band of yellow wool. The design of birds etc. of rather formless construction is of dark blue, dark and light green and red wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 8.7 x 18.5 cm (3 7/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.125

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes