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Fragment of tapestry

Fragment of a band. Main warp and weft are in dark blue wool with a secondary brocading weft of thick, undyed linen. Design consists of half a rosette framed by a broad chevron or half a lozenge decorated with S-shaped motifs; probably copied from a design of lozenges with a rosettes in the...

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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

55.1090

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, brocaded

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles