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 garment

Warp of linen; bands with brocaded designs are sewed onto a piece of heavy natural-colored linen; ground of the bands is of greenish-gray wool and the design is of natural-colored wool; the brocaded design shows lozenges flanked by diagonal branches with leaves on both sides. The ground of the...

Show Full Description

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th-8th century A.D.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts