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Tapestry band

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Warp of linen; ground of red wool; the design shows diagonal lines that form half lozenges, each framing half of a medallion, woven with natural-colored linen. Design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 6th-8th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width: 22 x 4.5 cm (8 11/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

96.307

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles