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Rectangular fragment, possibly from a curtain

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Plain natural linen ground with band and circular medallion is formed of inwoven weft loop pile of polychrome wools. Medallion shows purple ground decorated with red and yellow lozenges, spots of red,orange, yellow, pink and green, and a linear pattern of linen weft loops. Band shows areas of...

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Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), 4th–5th century

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

51.3 cm (20 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1071

Medium or Technique

Linen, loop woven

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles