Textile fragment - ROM2014_13928_5


Textile fragment

Medium:Wool tabby with wool and linen tapestry decoration
Geography: Egypt
Date: 8th-10th Century
Period: Early Islamic
16.5 x 31 cm; Mounted dimensions: 18.3 x 46.1 cm
Object number: 910.129.54.A
Credit Line: The Walter Massey Collection
Not on view
DescriptionThe plant scroll framing birds and animals is familiar from earlier Coptic examples, but the linear quality of the plant and the elongated compartments it forms are characteristic of a date after the Islamic conquest.
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