Tapestry Square, 6th century

  • Coptic, Egyptian

Linen and wool

  • Overall: 24 × 18 1/2 inches (61 × 47 cm) Mount: 31 1/2 × 25 1/2 inches (80 × 64.8 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase

30.256

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Geometric motifs
  • Coptic (period)
  • Tapestry
  • Wool (hair)
  • Linen (material)
  • Roundels
  • Ankh
  • Fragment
  • Torn
  • Animals
  • Eagle

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

Coptic, Egyptian, Tapestry Square, 6th century, linen and wool. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 30.256.