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Medium: Wool; plain weave with slit-tapestry weave (16)
Curtain Fragment with Galloping Horse
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1948.27CCCC0
Decorations and Sleeve from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107CCCC0
Clavi (Decorative Band)
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.aCCCC0
Clavi (Decorative Band)
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.bCCCC0
Sleeve from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.cCCCC0
Roundel from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1946.412CCCC0
Hanging with Christian Images
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1982.73CCCC0
Two Figures Framed by a Jeweled Border
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th century
1979.58CCCC0
Neck and Shoulder Decoration from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 5th - 6th century
1926.148CCCC0
Fragment with Satyr and Maenad
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th century
1975.6CCCC0
Two Confronted Animals from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic period, Abbasid, 8th - 9th century
1983.256CCCC0
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
Fragment of a Large Hanging
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1961.201CCCC0
Luxurious Woolen Tunic with Decorated Bands
and Roundels
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad period, 7th-8th Century
1972.46CCCC0
Decorated ends of a shawl
Egypt, Fayyum, Tulunid or Ikshīdid period
1956.330CCCC0
Tiraz with animated band
Egypt, Abbasid period
1982.90CCCC0
Rare Silk Tunic Fragment with Ornamental Sleeve Band
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 6th century
1982.77CCCC0
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
Hanging with birds in roundels
Egypt, al-Bahnasa, Tulunid period
1982.302CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Curtain Fragment with Galloping Horse
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1948.27Plain weave (tabby) with inwoven slit-tapestry weave; woolOverall: 41.9 x 30.5 cm (16 1/2 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Decorations and Sleeve from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107Wool; plain weave with slit-tapestry weaveAverage: 81 x 20.3 cm (31 7/8 x 8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Clavi (Decorative Band)
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.aWool; plain weave with slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 81 x 20.3 cm (31 7/8 x 8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Clavi (Decorative Band)
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.bWool; plain weave with slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 80.6 x 19.9 cm (31 3/4 x 7 13/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Sleeve from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.cWool; plain weave with slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 31.7 x 34.2 cm (12 1/2 x 13 7/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Fragment of a Large Hanging
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1961.201Tapestry weave (with plain tabby borders): wool and linenOverall: 122.6 x 158.1 cm (48 1/4 x 62 1/4 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
Decorated ends of a shawl
Egypt, Fayyum, Tulunid or Ikshīdid period
1956.330Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: wool, linen, and silkOverall: 41.9 x 68.6 cm (16 1/2 x 27 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Tiraz with animated band
Egypt, Abbasid period
1982.90Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave and supplementary weft: wool and linenOverall: 15 x 15.5 cm (5 7/8 x 6 1/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings 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
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
Hanging with birds in roundels
Egypt, al-Bahnasa, Tulunid period
1982.302Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave and supplementary wefts: linen and woolOverall: 17 x 31 cm (6 11/16 x 12 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0