Tapestry Border, 10th century

  • Coptic, Egyptian

Wool and cotton

  • Overall: 4 3/4 × 14 3/4 inches (12 × 37.5 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase

30.258

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Vine scrolls
  • Coptic (period)
  • Tapestry
  • Wool (hair)
  • Cotton (fiber)
  • Leaves (plant materials)
  • Fragment
  • Fustat
  • Grapes (berry fruit)
  • Plants
  • Peacock

(Dr. Phyllis Ackerman, New York, New York, USA)

1929-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Granger-Taylor, Hero. "Coptic textiles in the Detroit Institute of Arts," Bulletin of the DIA 79, no.1/2 (2005): pp. 47-59.

Coptic, Egyptian, Tapestry Border, 10th century, wool and cotton. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 30.258.