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Tapestry band

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Natural colored linen, into which is woven with light and dark green, pink, red, dark blue, and yellow wool a row of five birds that alternate with floral motifs and flanked by heart-shaped petals.

Provenance

Price asked $30.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine or Early Islamic, 7th–8th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width: 18 x 58 cm (7 1/16 x 22 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.714

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles