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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment. Part of a tapestry band with undyed linen warps; wefts of wool in shades of red, yellow, green and blue and undyed linen. Lower portion shows head and one shoulder of a woman wearing a crown and earrings. Scene above is too incomplete to describe. Ornamental borders showing...

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Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1086

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles