Tapestry Border, 6th or 7th century

  • Coptic, Egyptian

Wool and linen

  • Framed: Overall: 5 11/16 × 11 5/8 inches (14.5 × 29.5 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase

30.248

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Coptic (period)
  • Tapestry
  • Wool (hair)
  • Linen (material)
  • Flowers (plants)
  • Fragment
  • Putto
  • Garlands

Provenance

(Dr. Phyllis Ackerman, New York, New York, USA); 1929-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Coptic, Egyptian, Tapestry Border, 6th or 7th century, wool and linen. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 30.248.