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Medium: Resist-dyed linen; plain weave (17)
Medium: Resist-dyed linen; plain weave (17)
Resist-Dyed Hanging with Biblical Scenes
Egypt, Byzantine period, 1st half of 6th century
1951.400CCCC0
Hanging with Christian Images
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1982.73CCCC0
Fragment with Satyr and Maenad
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th century
1975.6CCCC0
Nereid (Sea-Nymph) from a Hanging
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 4th - 5th century
1953.18CCCC0
Neck and Shoulder Decoration from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 5th - 6th century
1926.148CCCC0
Alexander the Great on Horseback
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1959.123CCCC0
Roundel from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1946.412CCCC0
Hunters on Horseback
Egypt, Islamic Abbasid period, late 8th to 9th century
1982.102CCCC0
Two Figures Framed by a Jeweled Border
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th century
1979.58CCCC0
Busts and Animals Under Tree of Life
Egypt, Islamic period, Abbasid, 8th - 9th century
1982.272CCCC0
Panel from a Large Curtain, Overlapping Leaves
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145CCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145.aCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145.bCCCC0
Luxurious Woolen Tunic with Decorated Bands
and Roundels
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad period, 7th-8th Century
1972.46CCCC0
Two Confronted Animals from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic period, Abbasid, 8th - 9th century
1983.256CCCC0
Rare Silk Tunic Fragment with Ornamental Sleeve Band
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 6th century
1982.77CCCC0
Tunic or Shawl Ornament
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 7th century
1982.274CCCC0
Fragments with Gold Foil
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140CCCC0
Fragment with Gold Foil, from a Furnishing Fabric
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140.aCCCC0
Fragment with Gold Foil, from a Furnishing Fabric
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140.bCCCC0
Fragment with Gold Foil and Apotropaic Interlacing Knots
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140.cCCCC0
Grape Leaves from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th Century
1983.262CCCC0
Grape Leaf from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th Century
1983.262.aCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th Century
1983.262.bCCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Resist-Dyed Hanging with Biblical Scenes
Egypt, Byzantine period, 1st half of 6th century
1951.400Resist-dyed linen; plain weaveOverall: 99.7 x 104.8 cm (39 1/4 x 41 1/4 in.); Mounted: 111.1 x 114.3 x 2.5 cm (43 3/4 x 45 x 1 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Hanging with Christian Images
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1982.73Plain weave (tabby) with inwoven tapestry weave; dyed wool, undyed linenOverall: 110.5 x 76.8 cm (43 1/2 x 30 1/4 in.); Mounted: 120.9 x 87 x 3.9 cm (47 5/8 x 34 1/4 x 1 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment with Satyr and Maenad
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th century
1975.6Undyed linen and dyed wool; plain weave ground with tapestry weaveOverall: 139 x 86.4 cm (54 3/4 x 34 in.); Mounted: 153.6 x 100.4 x 3.9 cm (60 1/2 x 39 1/2 x 1 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Nereid (Sea-Nymph) from a Hanging
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 4th - 5th century
1953.18Slit-and dovetailed-tapestry weave probably woven in a linen plain-weave ground; dyed wool, undyed linenOverall: 66.7 x 65.4 cm (26 1/4 x 25 3/4 in.); Mounted: 76.8 x 75.6 x 2.9 cm (30 1/4 x 29 3/4 x 1 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Neck and Shoulder Decoration from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 5th - 6th century
1926.148Plain weave with slit-tapestry weave and supplementary weft wrapping; dyed wool, undyed linenOverall: 14.3 x 35.6 cm (5 5/8 x 14 in.); Mounted: 22.9 x 43.2 cm (9 x 17 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Alexander the Great on Horseback
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1959.123Dyed wool, undyed linen; plain weave and slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 30.5 x 24.8 cm (12 x 9 3/4 in.); Mounted: 41.9 x 36.8 cm (16 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Roundel from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1946.412Plain weave ground with tapestry weave and supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 45.2 x 47.7 cm (17 13/16 x 18 3/4 in.); Mounted: 64.1 x 64.1 x 2.5 cm (25 1/4 x 25 1/4 x 1 in.)Gift of Henry Hunt ClarkCCCC0
Hunters on Horseback
Egypt, Islamic Abbasid period, late 8th to 9th century
1982.102Plain weave and tapestry weave; undyed linen, dyed woolOverall: 29.4 x 14 cm (11 9/16 x 5 1/2 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Two Figures Framed by a Jeweled Border
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th century
1979.58Dyed wool, undyed linen; slit-tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping and plain weave headingsOverall: 24.1 x 28.6 cm (9 1/2 x 11 1/4 in.); Mounted: 33 x 37.5 cm (13 x 14 3/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Busts and Animals Under Tree of Life
Egypt, Islamic period, Abbasid, 8th - 9th century
1982.272Plain weave and slit-tapestry weave; undyed linen, dyed woolOverall: 20.3 x 20.3 cm (8 x 8 in.); Mounted: 28.6 x 28.6 cm (11 1/4 x 11 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Panel from a Large Curtain, Overlapping Leaves
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145Undyed linen and dyed wool: tapestry weave sewn on plain weave groundOverall: 118.7 x 16 cm (46 3/4 x 6 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Luxurious Woolen Tunic with Decorated Bands
and Roundels
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad period, 7th-8th Century
1972.46Weft-faced plain weave with slit-and dovetailed-tapestry weave, supplementary weft wrapping, embroidery; undyed linen, dyed woolOverall: 205 x 170.2 cm (80 11/16 x 67 in.)The A. W. Ellenberger, Sr., Endowment FundCCCC0
Two Confronted Animals from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic period, Abbasid, 8th - 9th century
1983.256Plain weave with slit-tapestry weave, applied; dyed wool, undyed linenOverall: 14 x 18.7 cm (5 1/2 x 7 3/8 in.); Mounted: 22.2 x 29.5 cm (8 3/4 x 11 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rare Silk Tunic Fragment with Ornamental Sleeve Band
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 6th century
1982.77Plain weave: silk; tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen, dyed wool, silkOverall: 27 x 7 cm (10 5/8 x 2 3/4 in.); Mounted: 33 x 12.1 cm (13 x 4 3/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Tunic or Shawl Ornament
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 7th century
1982.274Dyed wool, undyed linen; plain weave, slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 24.5 x 22.9 cm (9 5/8 x 9 in.); Mounted: 32.1 x 29.5 x 2.5 cm (12 5/8 x 11 5/8 x 1 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragments with Gold Foil
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140Undyed linen, dyed wool, and gold foil; plain weave with supplementary weft-loops, slit-tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrappingAverage: 40.8 x 48.4 cm (16 1/16 x 19 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Grape Leaves from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th Century
1983.262Weft-faced plain weave with tapestry weave and supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolAverage: 19 x 31.5 cm (7 1/2 x 12 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0