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Tapestry fragment

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Natural colored linen ground, in which is woven with dark blue, yellow, red and pink wool, a cock (?) with a long tail. Probably a fragment of a hanging or a covering.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 6th–7th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width: 13 x 15 cm (5 1/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.414

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles