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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
Nereid (Sea-Nymph) from a Hanging
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 4th - 5th century
1953.18CCCC0
Fragment with Satyr and Maenad
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th century
1975.6CCCC0
Neck and Shoulder Decoration from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 5th - 6th century
1926.148CCCC0
Roundel from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1946.412CCCC0
Two Figures Framed by a Jeweled Border
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th century
1979.58CCCC0
Alexander the Great on Horseback
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1959.123CCCC0
Luxurious Woolen Tunic with Decorated Bands
and Roundels
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad period, 7th-8th Century
1972.46CCCC0
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
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
Busts and Animals Under Tree of Life
Egypt, Islamic period, Abbasid, 8th - 9th century
1982.272CCCC0
Rare Silk Tunic Fragment with Ornamental Sleeve Band
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 6th century
1982.77CCCC0
Hunters on Horseback
Egypt, Islamic Abbasid period, late 8th to 9th century
1982.102CCCC0
Two Confronted Animals from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic period, Abbasid, 8th - 9th century
1983.256CCCC0
Tunic or Shawl Ornament
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 7th century
1982.274CCCC0
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: 104.1 x 97.8 cm (41 x 38 1/2 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
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 64.5 cm (26 1/4 x 25 3/8 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
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
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.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
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
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: 28.6 x 24.5 cm (11 1/4 x 9 5/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Alexander the Great on Horseback
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1959.123Dyed wool, undyed linen; plain weave and slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 28.9 x 24.5 cm (11 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
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
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
Fragment with Gold Foil, from a Furnishing Fabric
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140.aUndyed linen, dyed wool, and gold foil; plain weave with supplementary weft-loops, slit-tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrappingOverall: 40.8 x 48.4 cm (16 1/16 x 19 1/16 in.); Mounted: 47.9 x 53.3 x 7 cm (18 7/8 x 21 x 2 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Gold Foil, from a Furnishing Fabric
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140.bUndyed linen, dyed wool, and gold foil; plain weave with supplementary weft-loops, slit-tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrappingOverall: 26.1 x 25.2 cm (10 1/4 x 9 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Gold Foil and Apotropaic Interlacing Knots
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140.cUndyed linen, dyed wool, and gold foil; plain weave with supplementary weft-loops, slit-tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrappingOverall: 20.4 x 18.5 cm (8 1/16 x 7 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Panel from a Large Curtain, Overlapping Leaves
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145Tapestry weave sewn on plain weave ground; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 14.7 x 79.5 cm (5 13/16 x 31 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145.aTapestry weave sewn on plain weave ground; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 14.7 x 79.5 cm (5 13/16 x 31 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145.bTapestry weave sewn on plain weave ground; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 15.3 x 40.1 cm (6 x 15 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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: 19.6 x 20.2 cm (7 11/16 x 7 15/16 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: 6.4 x 26.8 cm (2 1/2 x 10 9/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
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 Confronted Animals from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic period, Abbasid, 8th - 9th century
1983.256Plain weave with slit-tapestry weave, applied; dyed wool, undyed linenOverall: 13 x 18.5 cm (5 1/8 x 7 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
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
Grape Leaf from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th Century
1983.262.aWeft-faced plain weave with tapestry weave and supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 19 x 31.5 cm (7 1/2 x 12 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th Century
1983.262.bWeft-faced plain weave with tapestry weave and supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 19.1 x 29.4 cm (7 1/2 x 11 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0