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Fragment of undyed linen tapestry

Fragment of undyed linen, with remains of tapestry band woven with polychrome wool; wool largely destroyed, showing linen ground, and warps in groups of twos. Remains of dark brown, orange, green and red wool. Design consists of ovals (leaf motifs ?), flat at one end and pointed at the other,...

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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

55.1023

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles